Research Publications (A selection)
R Abdou, E. D. & Chan, W. Y. A. (2017). Analyzing constructions of polytheistic and monotheistic religious traditions: A critical multicultural approach to textbooks in Quebec. Multicultural Perspectives, 19(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15210960.2016.1263961
R Ghosh, R., Chan, W. Y. A., Manuel, A. & Dilimulati, M. (2016). Can Education Counter Violent Religious Extremism? Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/11926422.2016.1165713
Chan, W. Y. A. (2015). Radicalism defined. Radix: McGill’s Student Spiritual Magazine. https://www.mcgill.ca/morsl/files/morsl/radicalism_march_2015.pdf
R Chan, W. Y. A. (2014). Conceptions of justice and respect in moral education. The Elements Experience: Religion, the Secular, and Public Spaces. 1(2). http://elements.utoronto.ca/pages/conceptions-of-justice-and-respect-in-moral-education-by-wing-yu-alice-chan/
Chan, A. (2014). Religious literacy and religious bullying: A teacher-researcher’s experience. California 3 Rs project bulletin, 11(4). http://ca3rsproject.org/bulletins/3RsBulletin_July_2014.pdf
Chan, W. Y. A. (forthcoming). Intragenerational and intergenerational religious bullying in schools and society: Québec as a case study. In Arweck, E. & Shipley, H. (Eds.), Young People and the Diversity of (Non)Religious Identities in International Perspective. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Springer.
Ghosh, R. & Chan, W. Y. A. (forthcoming). The role of religious education in countering religious extremism in diverse and interconnected societies. In Hayhoe, R. & Sivasubramaniam, M. (Eds.), Religion and Education: Comparative and International Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Symposium Books.
Ghosh, R., Manuel, A., Chan, W. Y. A., Dilimulati, M. & Babei, M. (2016). Education & Security: A Global Literature Report on Countering Violent Religious Extremism (CVE). Tony Blair Faith Foundation. http://tonyblairfaithfoundation.org/foundation/news/education-and-security
Zaver, A., Chan, W. Y. A., Jafralie, S. (2017). Opinion: Concordia bomb scare shows need for religious literacy. Montreal Gazette. Retrieved from http://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-concordia-bomb-scare-shows-need-for-religious-literacy
Chan, W. Y. A. (2016). Educating against religious bullying: Considering one root to the issue of religious extremism. [Blog]. Religious Education and Security. http://blogs.mcgill.ca/religiouseducationandsecurity/2016/02/12/educating-against-religious-bullying-considering-one-root-to-the-issue-of-religious-extremism/
Refereed Research Presentations (A selection)
R May 2017 Presenter, Religious bullying in public schools: Past, present, and future, Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Congress, Toronto, Canada
R May 2017 Round-table Presenter, Addressing religious bullying: Is religious literacy a vital aspect to the whole school approach?, World Anti-bullying Forum, Stockholm, Sweden
R Mar 2017 Panelist, Debunking myths about immigrants and radicalization: Countering violent extremism initiatives and recommendations, National Metropolis Conference 2017 Conference, Montreal, Canada
R Mar 2017 Panelist, Education’s role in religious bullying, Religion & Education SIG Highlighted Session, Comparative and International Education Society 2017 Conference, Atlanta, US
R Mar 2017 Co-author, Religion, security, and schooling: Educational responses to extremism and related issues, Comparative and International Education Society 2017 Conference, Atlanta
R Nov 2016 Paper, The future of religious literacy and teacher education in the Ontario classroom, Religion and Education Association 2016 Conference, Pittsburgh, US
R July 2016 Paper, Can religious literacy programs in Quebec and California foster the citizenship education needed to avert religious bullying?, Religious Literacy in a Plural Age: NEH Working Conference, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
R May 2016 Paper, Are religious literacy programs a means for building healthy relationships? Citizenship Education Research Network, CSSE, Congress, Calgary, Canada
R Mar 2016 Panelist, Confronting religion and extremism: Pedagogical challenges, Conflict management conference, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, US
R Nov 2015 Presenter, Religious Bullying and Religious Literacy, PREVNet Conference 2015, Toronto
R Oct 2015 Paper, Habermas’ communicative action and Gómez’s critical communicative methodology: A mixed methods approach to collaborate with students, parents, teachers, and principals on religious literacy and religious bullying, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion 2015 Conference, Newport Beach, California
R Jun 2015 Paper, Breaking down cycles of religious illiteracy: Case studies from Ontario and Quebec public school and community programs, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion 2015 Conference, Ottawa
R May 2015 Panelist, From the classroom to the community: Student, teacher, principal, and parent perspectives on religious literacy and religious bullying, American Academy of Religion Eastern International Regional 2015 Conference, Montreal
R Apr 2015 Co-Author, Towards Just and Inclusive Education for Religious Minorities: A View from Hong Kong and Modesto, California, American Educational Research Association 2015 Conference, Chicago
R Mar 2015 Reviewer, Panelist, Ubuntu! A place of uniting in diversity through spiritual and religious literacy, and peace education, Comparative and International Education Society 2015 Conference, Washington, D.C.
R Mar 2015 Reviewer, Panelist, Conceptions of religious literacy and its implications for citizenship in religious education within Montreal, Quebec and Modesto, California, Religion & Education SIG Highlighted Session, Comparative and International Education Society 2015 Conference, Washington, D.C.
R Nov 2014 Paper, Can Religious Literacy deter Religious Bullying? Religion and Education Association 2014 Conference, Chicago
R Oct 2014 Reviewer, Panelist, Religious student narratives in Canada, American Educational Studies Association, Toronto
R Oct 2014 Paper, A Cycle of Religious (Il)literacy beginning with Students Today, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion 2014 Conference, Indianapolis
R Mar 2014 Paper presenter, Reviewer, and Discussant, Religious based bullying: Is religious literacy the “education for all” that we need? Comparative and International Education Society 2014 Conference, Toronto
R Mar 2014 Panelist and Reviewer, Perspectives on Quebec’s Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC) Program: A Case for Religious Literacy, EGSS 2014 Conference, McGill University
Highlights from my Masters level research are outlined in this presentation below:
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