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Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); Parents of children with cancer; Caregiving; Spirituality and health; Quality of life; Disability; Autism; Adapted physical activity and programming; Chronic illness; Breast cancer and the family; Phenomenology; Lived experience; Narrative research
Biography: My academic interests cover the areas of disability, chronic illness, caregiving, therapeutic recreation, adapted activity, and qualitative research. Through the use of qualitative research methods, I attempt to understand the experiences of having a…
Associate Professor; Film Studies (on Sabbatical Leave through June 30, 2014)
Areas of Expertise: Film sound and music American film history Hong Kong cinema Theories of film narrative
Associate Professor (on sabbatical until June 30, 2015)
Areas of Expertise: Literacy development of ELLs with limited prior schooling; Students with Limited or Interrupted Formal Education; Culturally responsive pedagogy; Community-engaged scholarship; Scholarship-in-action; Narrative inquiry
Biography: Dr. Montero received her Bachelor of Arts from The University of Waterloo in French Teaching Specialization and her Bachelor of Education from Brock University. After teaching French as a second language and English as a second language for a few years in…