Welcome Dr. Bill Cohen

The Okanagan School of Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Bill Cohen to the faculty in the position of Assistant Professor!

Dr. Bill Cohen is from the Okanagan Nation with extensive kinship ties throughout BC and Washington. He specializes in the areas of Indigenous knowledge, research, education, and transforming pedagogy. For over twenty-five years, he has engaged in community-driven, transforming projects, as parent, volunteer, advisor, facilitator, and director. He is an educator, artist, story-teller and author. The focus of Dr. Cohen’s continuing research is to identify, understand and theorize the transforming potential of Indigenous and Okanagan knowledge and pedagogy through organic language and cultural knowledge revitalization. As an educator, he has organized numerous community, school, arts, language, literacy and numeracy projects involving elders, fluent speakers, parents and children.

2 responses to “Welcome Dr. Bill Cohen”

  1. Eliza Terbasket

    Congratulations Bill so proud of your accomplishments and your dedication to academia. It is with great hope and prayers that you will acculturate the system you are going into and continue to create spaces for our peoples. Lim limpt

  2. Tim

    Congratulations cousin Bill, your journey has been incredible and looking forward in following your journey as far as it goes. Keep up your great work!