Carly Christensen


Assistant Professor of Teaching

On leave


Office: Scarfe Office Block 2314

Dr. Christensen has extensive secondary school teaching experience within unique educational settings in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. These settings include urban secondary schools, a rural middle school, a special education school, an all-girls secondary school, an Indigenous alternative education program, and a Frist Nations secondary school. Currently, she is a sessional instructor teaching courses about special education and Indigenous education at the University of Manitoba, University of Ottawa, and the University of Toronto. Simultaneously, Dr. Christensen works as a special education teacher co-developing culturally-based special education programming within an Anishinaabe-controlled secondary school in northern Ontario.

Courses Taught



University of Cambridge, 2020, Ph.D. in Education

University of Cambridge, 2013, Masters (MPhil) in Perspectives of Inclusive and Special Education

Brigham Young University Idaho, 2005, B.S. in Social Studies Secondary School Education

Selected Publications