Dr. Graham W. Lea

Graham-Lea

Assistant Professor, CTL

 

(204) 474-6786

259 Education building

graham.lea@umanitoba.ca

 

Weblinks

http://umanitoba.academia.edu/GrahamLea

Canadian Society for the Study of Education

Arts Researchers and Teachers Society

Canadian Association for Teacher Education

Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies

 

Bio

Dr. Graham Lea joined the faculty as assistant professor of drama education and language and literacy in August 2016.  Previously he served as an assistant professor at the National Institute of Education / Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He completed a SSHRC Post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Prince Edward Island which examined narrative and teacher identity.  While completing his PhD, Graham was a Vanier Doctoral Fellow the University of British Columbia.  Graham has taught in secondary and post-secondary settings around the world including in the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya as part of Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER). His research has received awards from organizations including the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, the Canadian Association for Teacher Education, and the Arts Researchers and Teachers Society. Graham’s recent research-based theatre production Contact!Unload examines experiences of veterans transitioning to civilian life.  It has been performed across Canada and in London where it was shared with audiences including HRH Prince Harry.  Graham has published and presented widely and is co-editor of the book Research-based Theatre: An Artistic Methodology published by Intellect.

 

Education

2015 – SSHRC post-doctoral fellowship, University of Prince Edward Island

2014 – PhD, University of British Columbia

2010 – MA, University of British Columbia

2004 – BEd, University of Prince Edward Island

1999 – BSc, University of Prince Edward Island

 

Areas of Specialization

Research-based Theatre

Arts-based Research methodologies

Drama Education

 

Research Interests

Research-based Theatre

Narrative in mathematics education

Theatre/drama in health and teacher education