The Okanagan School of Education’s Graduate Programs and Centre for Mindful Engagement are pleased to welcome Dr. Margaret Kovach, Professor, Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Education, UBC to the Okanagan campus on Thursday, February 17.
Dr. Margaret Kovach will be discussing her latest book Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts (2nd edition). Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in an informal discussion with Dr. Kovach.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
4 to 5:30 p.m. PST
Online via Zoom
Please register by 4 p.m on Feb 15.
About the Speaker
Dr. Margaret Kovach is of Nêhiyaw and Saulteaux ancestry from Treaty Four, Saskatchewan. her educational background includes a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Victoria, an MSW from Carleton University, and two undergraduate degrees from the University of Regina. She is the author of the book Indigenous Methodologies: Characteristics, Conversations, and Contexts (2nd edition now available). Her teaching interests include Indigenous research methodologies, Indigenous adult and higher education, and anti-oppressive teacher education. Her research is in the area of Indigenous Higher Education and explores ways in which Canadian universities can cultivate environments that enhance the experience for Indigenous scholars and graduate students. As a post-secondary scholar, her teaching, research, and writing is compelled by a particular interest in how members of university communities might work, learn, and live at the intersectionality of diversity in the service of compassionate, socially just relations.