Dr. Robert C. Mizzi


Associate Professor
Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P)

(204) 474-9042
Room 239 Education Building

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Originally from northern Ontario, Dr. Robert C. Mizzi joined our faculty in July 2013. He has published over 50 chapters, articles, and reviews in academic journals and books, including the Journal of Homosexuality and the Journal of Studies in International Education. He has also published four books that focus on work, education, and social development, including the award-winning edited book Disrupting Adult and Community Education: Teaching, Learning, and Working in the Periphery (SUNY Press). In 2018, Robert was awarded the prestigious Falconer Emerging Researcher Rh Award (Social Sciences Category) by the University of Manitoba. Robert is the first Canadian editor of the 2020 Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education. In 2018-2019, Robert was the president of the Canadian Association of Adult Education and became editor-in-chief of the Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education (2019-2021).

2011 – PhD, York University
2002 – MEd, University of Alberta
1997 – BEd, University of Windsor
1996 – BA (Hon), University of Windsor

Areas of Specialization:
Equity studies in education
Leading adult learning
Internationalization of education
Educator work and welfare
International and comparative educational administration

Research interests:
Two-spirit, trans*, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer-inclusive schools
Minoritized and/or migrant educators

Courses taught:
Introduction to educational administration
Canadian school systems and their public purposes
Analysis of educational organizations
Politics of diversity: comparing educational organizations
Sexual and gender diversity in education and community
Theoretical perspectives in educational administration
Work and learning in organizations
Adult teaching methods