Aug 20, 2018
Tim Loreman
President, Concordia University of Edmonton

Dr. Loreman is President and Vice-Chancellor at Concordia University of Edmonton as well as being a Professor in the Faculty of Education. He has taught in a variety of classroom settings in Australia and Canada and worked in the Faculty of Education at Monash University in Melbourne before joining Concordia in 2003.  His active research interests include inclusive education and pedagogy, and he has worked, conducted research, and presented at major conferences throughout the world, including in Australia, Hong Kong, the United States, Britain, Ireland, Italy, France, Canada, Spain, Ukraine, Brazil, Bangladesh, India, and the Pacific Islands. In 2010 he was Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bologna in Italy and in 2013 was Visiting Research Professor at Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta. H e has held a number of major Canadian research grants and recently completed a large cross-institutional and cross-national CIDA project aimed at reform of the education system in Ukraine in order to better support inclusive education. His current international work is with school systems in Pacific Island nations. Dr. Loreman was founding editor of the  International Journal of Whole Schooling and he is currently co-editor of Exceptionality Education International. In 2015 Inclusion Alberta awarded him the ‘Community Inclusion Award’ and in 2016 he was presented with Concordia’s ‘President’s Research Award’.

Dr. Loreman is the host of  The Scholarship of Inclusive Education Podcast, available on iTunes. He is on the Executive of the International Inclusive Teacher Education Research Forum.


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