Assistant Professor of Teaching
Office:
Scarfe Office Block 2314

Education:

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

Biography:

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.