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Our Current Postdoctoral Fellows

Wisam Khalid Abdul Jabbar

Wisam Khalid Abdul Jabbar, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

wisam.abduljabbar@ucalgary.ca

Wisam Khalid Abdul-Jabbar explores forms of internalized subordination within social justice education.

Photograph of Srabani Maitraz

Srabani Maitra, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 210-7030
Education Tower  848
smaitra@ucalgary.ca

Srabani Maitra's research focuses on the issues of migration, Canadian labour market and work-related learning/training.

Mairi McDermott

Mairi McDermott, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 220-3925
Education Tower 314
mairi.mcdermott@ucalgary.ca

Mairi McDermott's research addresses the ways mediated classroom relationships shape issues of representation, voice, desire, and literacy.

Martina Metz

Martina Metz, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 220-5277
Education Tower 738C
martina.metz@ucalgary.ca

Martina Metz works with the Galileo Educational Network and teachers to explore how disciplined inquiry in math and science might be effectively taken up in K-12 classrooms.

Karmpaul Singh

Karmpaul Singh, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 220-5767
Education Tower 646
karmpaul.singh1@ucalgary.ca

Karmpaul Singh research concerns the improvement of the quality of life for various matters (i.e. health anxiety, post-cancer treatment), as such research on obesity/weight bias is within the domain of his interests and an area that he is keen to understand/research further.

Miwa Aoki Takeuchi, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 220-7714
Education Tower 746  
miwa.takeuchi@ucalgary.ca

Mathematics education, Bilingual/second language education, Preparing teachers for ELLs, Qualitative research using video, Discourse analysis, Language and culture , Group work and cooperative learning.

Xu Zhao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

+1 (403) 220-5767 
Education Tower 646 
xu.zhao@ucalgary.ca

Social and civic development of children and adolescents, Educational intervention program design and evaluation, The impact of global economic competition on education reform in China and North America, Parental beliefs and practices in diverse contexts.

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