Dr. Joe Curnow


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

(204) 474-7111
230N Education Building






Joe’s scholarship sits at the nexus of the Learning Sciences, social movement studies, and equity studies. Her research examines how people come to understand social problems systemically and how they learn about issues of race and colonialism, gender and patriarchy, and class and capitalism through their activism. Joe has worked as a social movement, labour, and community organizer.
2017 – PhD, University of Toronto

2012 – MEd, University of Toronto
2005 – BSc(H), Northwestern University, Illinois

Areas of Specialization:
Learning sciences

Equity studies

Politics of education

Social movement studies

Community-based research

Research Interests:
Politicization, anti-racism and anti-colonialism, youth-led social movements
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