University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies

Social Justice Education (PhD)

Program Information

School:University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Faculty:OISE, Department of Social Justice Education
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, General
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Description:The Department of Social Justice Education (SJE) offers a multi- and interdisciplinary graduate program developed from the past programs of History and Philosophy of Education as well as Sociology in Education. This department provides students with critical understandings of the social, historical, cultural, political, economic, and ethical contexts of education, broadly conceived. Based on the diverse intellectual traditions of the humanities and social sciences, the department is committed to multi- and interdisciplinary studies in education, with a focus on equity and social justice from a variety of perspectives including history, philosophy, sociology and political science.

The PhD degree program is designed to provide opportunities for advanced study, original research, and theoretical analysis.
The SJE program is concerned with both theoretical and empirical problems regarding in/equity in educational spaces, broadly conceived. The MA and PhD degrees are intended for research-oriented scholars who wish to apply their discipline to education.
URL:Social Justice Education (PhD) at University of Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education - Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:aboriginal and indigenous studies in education culture, communication and critical education critical race and anti-racism studies in education feminist studies and gender relations in education learning, work and change.
Thesis Based:Yes
Scholarships:1
Careers:Sociologists

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 28, 2015