Dr. Gillian Parekh
Assistant Professor, Canada Research Chair, Inclusion, Disability and Education (Tier 2)
Dr. Gillian Parekh is an Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Inclusion, Disability and Education (Tier 2) within the Faculty of Education at York. Gillian is cross-appointed with York's graduate program in Critical Disability studies as well as holds a status appointment within the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. She was a teacher in special education and research coordinator with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).
- how schools construct and respond to disability
- how students are organized across programs and systems
- special education, and academic streaming