Dr. Julian Kitchen

Faculty of Education

Dr. Julian Kitchen

Associate Professor (PhD)
Department of Teacher Education

Julian Kitchen, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education. He obtained a BA (Toronto), BEd (Windsor), MEd (Toronto) and PhD (Toronto). He taught intermediate/secondary history and english over a decade and before joining Brock University in 2006 was an adjunct professor for seven years at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He is also one of the editors of Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice. Julian recently published Relational Teacher Development: A Quest for Meaning in the Garden of Teacher Experience (LAP Lambert, 2009).

Courses Taught

EDUC 8Y05: Professionalism, Law and the Ontario Educator
EDUC 8L09: Principles and Practices for Certification
EDUC 5P01: Introduction to Social and Cultural Contexts of Education, Part II: Developing a Critical Language

Research Interests

Teacher education; Self-study of teacher education; Practices teacher; Aboriginal education; Narrative inquiry; Education law; LGBTQ issues in education

Recent Publications

Kitchen, J., Ciuffetelli-Parker, D. & Pushor, D. (Eds.) (2011). Narrative inquiries into curriculum-making in teacher education. Emerald Publishing.

Includes the following chapters:

Kitchen, J. (2011). Imagining and re-imagining our students and ourselves: Using metaphor to story the experiences of teacher candidates and teacher educators.

Ciuffetelli Parker, D., Pushor, D. & Kitchen, J. (2011). Narrative inquiry, curriculum making, and teacher education.

Pushor, D., Kitchen, J. & Ciuffetelli Parker, D. (2011). Turning points in teacher education: Reflections on the autumn leaves.

Kitchen, J. & Dean, C. (2010). Professionalism, Law and the Ontario Educator. St. David, ON: Highland Press.

Kitchen, J. & Dean, C. (2010). Professionalism, Law and the Ontario Educator: Instructor’s Guide. St. David, ON: Highland Press.

Kitchen, J. (2009). Relational teacher development: A quest for meaning in the garden of teacher experience. Cologne, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Research Grants (External)

2009-2010: Aboriginal Teachers in Northern Nishnawbe Nations: Learning and Enacting Aboriginal Pedagogy (Principal Investigator). SSHRC Standard--$32,290 .

2008-2009: Co-Investigator, Impact Analysis of Professional Development and the Ontario Poverty Project. (Principal Investigator: Darlene Ciuffetelli Parker). Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario – $25,000.

2007-2009: Co-Investigator, Examining new aboriginal teachers’ experiences: Understanding realities and building relationships (Principal Investigator: Lorenzo Cherubini). SSHRC Aboriginal – $20,000.

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Dr. Julian Kitchen
Faculty of Education

Brock University
Hamilton, On.

T 905 547 3555 x3633
E julian.kitchen@brocku.ca


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