Karen Favell


Educational Administration, Foundations & Psychology (EAF&P)

276 Education Building

I am an Ojibway woman originally from Kenora, Ont. My parents are from Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation and Naotkamegwanning (Whitefish Bay) First Nation. Prior to my current role as lecturer in the Faculty of Education, I was an instructor in the School of Indigenous Education at Red River College. My research interests include Indigenizing education at the post-secondary level.

2013 – MEd, Western University
2006 – BEd, Queen’s University
2001 – BMus, Brandon University
1992 – BA, University of Manitoba

Areas of Specialization
·      Indigenous education

Research Interests
·      Indigenous control over content, teaching methods, and assessment
·      Using Indigenous music and art to Indigenize education
·      Indigenizing education as social justice
·      Spirituality in Indigenous research