Author Biography

Alice Pitt has newly been appointed to the position of vice-provost, academic,York University. Prior to this appointment, she served as dean of York’s Faculty of Education from 2008 to 2012 and as associate dean, pre-service, from 2002 to 2007. She came to York in 1995, holding a PhD in education from the University of Toronto, with specializations in curriculum theory, critical/feminist pedagogy, and cultural studies in education. She has published widely in these fields, as well as in the area of teacher education. Her current research investigates the significance of the concept of autonomy for teachers from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective, focusing on Canada and Germany.



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