CSSE 2019 Symposium Panel: Choosing What Matters Over What Counts in Spite of the Audited Managerial Academy


Primary Investigator Marc Spooner
Co-Investigators n/a
Funding Competition
Funding Awarded $2,625.08
Investigator Bio

Research Interests

Dr. Marc Spooner is a professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. He specializes in qualitative and participatory action research at the intersections of theory and action-on-the-ground. His interests include: homelessness & poverty, “audit culture” & the effects of neoliberalization & corporatization on higher education, and social justice, activism, & participatory democracy. He has published in a variety of venues including peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, government reports, and popularizations. He is recognized by the Canadian Senate as an expert in homelessness and has been the principal investigator for several research studies on homelessness funded by federal and municipal governments.

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD (Education) University of Ottawa Exploring the processes that lead young adults to channel their creativity in various fields and degrees of social acceptance: An interactionist grounded theory study
    External Examiner: Dr. Mark A. Runco, Editor, Creativity Research Journal
  • MA (Education), Psychopedagogy [Educational Psychology]
  • BEd [Primary/Junior/Intermediate/Senior (English)]
  • BA (Hon) Psychology Carleton University