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Professor Mona Gleason


Professor, Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada



Mona Gleason is a Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is an historian of education with a focus on the history of children and youth. Her research has focused on children’s varied experiences with social inequality, shaped by race, class, gender, size, and age, and the role that educational and medical professionals have played both in deepening and mitigating inequality. Mona has received several awards for her scholarship, including being recognized in 2020 with a distinguished Killam Research Award at the University of British Columbia. She is past Vice President of the Canadian History of Education Association and past President of the Society for the History of Children and Youth, the major international association for scholars in the field.



History of Children, Youth, and Education
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