Publications & Academic Presentations

PREVNet 2017 poster_WYAliceChan

A conference presentation poster at the Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet) Conference in Ottawa (Nov 2017) that highlighted concerns about religious bullying in the Canadian context. A downloadable version is available here.

TBFF report, 2016

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change report, 2016. Available for review at: https://institute.global/sites/default/files/inline-files/IGC_Education%20and%20Security.pdf

List of Research Publications (A selection)

Publications are also listed in my orcid profile: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5678-7605

ARTICLES

Chan, W. Y. A., Akanmori, H., Parker, C. (2019). Addressing Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Indigenous peoples through religious literacy and spirituality: Unexpected pathways to peace education. Forum for International Research in Education. 5(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.32865/fire201951135

Chan, W. Y. A. (2018). A review of ERC teacher training programs across nine Quebec universities: A snapshot 10 years after 2008. Religion & Education. 45(3). Available here.

Chan, W. Y. A. and Lester, E. (2018). Intersectionality and identity politics of race, religion, and class in Georgia public schools. Religious Education Association 2018, Conference Proceeding. Available here.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017). The US curriculum’s big change: Religious studies. Impakter. Available here.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017). Modesto’s ‘hidden gem’ is part of a solution to religious bullying. Stanislaus Connections. XXV(10). Available here.

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). Available here.

Ghosh, R., Chan, W. Y. A., Manuel, A. & Dilimulati, M. (2016). Can Education Counter Violent Religious Extremism? Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. Available here.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015). Radicalism defined. Radix: McGill’s Student Spiritual Magazine. Available here.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2014). Conceptions of justice and respect in moral education. The Elements Experience: Religion, the Secular, and Public Spaces. 1(2).  Available here.

Chan, A. (2014). Religious literacy and religious bullying:  A teacher-researcher’s experience. California 3 Rs project bulletin, 11(4). Available here.

CO-EDITED SPECIAL ISSUES

Chan, W. Y. A., Lisovskaya, E., & Osborne, B. (Eds.) (2019). Religious identity and education: A response to contemporary global pressures. (Special Issue). Forum for International Research in Education.

Chan, W. Y. A. & McDonough, K. (Eds.) (2018). 10 years on: A review of Quebec’s Ethics and Religious Culture course (Special Issue). Religion & Education. 45(3). Available here.

CHAPTERS

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. (2017). The role of religious education in countering religious extremism in diverse and interconnected societies. In Sivasubramaniam, M. & Hayhoe, R. (Eds.), Religion and Education: Comparative and International Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Symposium Books. Available here.

REPORTS

Ghosh, R., Tiflati, H., Chan, W. Y. A., Dhali, H. H. (2018). Trajectories of Radicalized Females in Montreal. The Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society. Working Paper. Available here.

Nash, C., Nesterova, Y., Primrose, K., Chan, W. Y. A., Rios, R. A., Flores, M. J. V., and Zowmi, A., #YouthWagingPeace: UNESCO MGIEP Guide on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education, UNESCO and the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development. Available here.

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 Institute for Global Change. Available here.

MEDIA

Freeman, S. & Chan, W. Y. (2018). “Opinion: Religious-symbol ban for teachers would be bad for students.” Montreal Gazette. https://montrealgazette.com/opinion/opinion-religious-symbol-ban-for-teachers-would-be-bad-for-students

Zaver, A., Chan, W. Y. A., Jafralie, S. (2017). Opinion: Concordia bomb scare shows need for religious literacy. Montreal Gazette. Available here.

BLOGS

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016).  Educating against religious bullying:  Considering one root to the issue of religious extremism. [Blog]. Religious Education and Security. Available here.

In the Media

Islam, other religions already taught at San Diego Unified. The San Diego Union Tribune. Available here. (May 3, 2017).

Can Modesto’s world religions class help bridge the divides? Modesto Bee. Available here. (April 23, 2017).

 

 

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Refereed Research Presentations (A selection)

Chan, W. Y. A. & Nesterova, Y. (2019, June). Workshop co-facilitator, “Belonging” and UNESCO-MGIEP’s #YouthWagingPeace – Youth-led guide on prevention of violent extremism through education, World Anti-bullying Forum, Dublin, Ireland.

Chan, W. Y. A., Jafralie, S., Mistry, H., Reid, E., & Zaver, A. (2019, Apr.) Co-Presenter, A Canadian conception of religious literacy, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 2019 Conference, San Francisco

Chan, W. Y. A. & Lester, E. (2018, Nov.). Co-Presenter, Intersectionality and Identity Politics of Race, Religion, and Class in Georgia Public Schools, Religious Education Association Conference, Washington, D. C.

Chan, W. Y. A., Reid, E., Jafralie, S. (2018, Nov.). Co-Presenter, The Centre for Civic Religious Literacy, Parliament of World Religions, Toronto.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Dec.) Presenter, The societal effects of religious bullying and corresponding solutions for it, National Inter-faith Anti-bullying Summit, Washington, D.C.

Ghosh, R., Chan, W. Y. A., Manuel, A. Dilimulati, M. (2017, Dec). Workshop Presenter, Building inclusive communities to counter religious extremism through HRE. 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education, Equitas – International Centre for Human Rights Education, Montreal

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Nov.) Poster, Religious bullying: Considering content-based bullying. Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet) Conference 2017, Ottawa

Mistry, H. & Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Nov). Workshop Presenter, Towards a New Literacy of Religion for Student Inclusion and Well Being. Quest Conference – The Quest for Well-being: A collective responsibility, York Regional District School Board, Markham, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Aug). Round-table Presenter, Can education counter violent religious extremism? Society for Terrorism Research, New York City

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, May). Presenter, Religious bullying in public schools: Past, present, and future, Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Congress, Toronto, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, May). Round-table Presenter, Addressing religious bullying: Is religious literacy a vital aspect to the whole school approach?, World Anti-bullying Forum, Stockholm, Sweden

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Mar). Panelist, Debunking myths about immigrants and radicalization: Countering violent extremism initiatives and recommendations, National Metropolis Conference 2017 Conference, Montreal, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Mar). Panelist, Education’s role in religious bullying, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 2017 Conference, Atlanta

Ghosh, R. & Chan, W. Y. A. (2017, Mar). Co-author, Religion, security, and schooling: Educational responses to extremism and related issues, CIES 2017 Conference, Atlanta

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, Nov). Presenter, The future of religious literacy and teacher education in the Ontario classroom, Religion and Education Association (REA) 2016 Conference, Pittsburgh

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, July). Presenter, 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

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, May). Presenter, Are religious literacy programs a means for building healthy relationships? Citizenship Education Research Network, CSSE, Calgary, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, Mar). Presenter, Confronting religion and extremism:  Pedagogical challenges, Conflict management conference, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, US

Ghosh, R. & Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, Mar). Co-Author, Countering religious extremism through education in Multicultural Canada, CIES 2016 Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2016, Mar). Reviewer, Panelist, RE in Quebec and California historically and its implications for its religious literacy programs today, Religion & Education SIG Highlighted Session, CIES 2016 Conference, Vancouver, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Nov). Presenter, Religious Bullying and Religious Literacy, Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVNet) Conference 2015, Toronto, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Oct). Presenter, 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 (SSSR) 2015 Conference, Newport Beach, California

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Jun). Presenter, Breaking down cycles of religious illiteracy: Case studies from Ontario and Quebec public school and community programs, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (CSSR) 2015 Conference, Ottawa, Canada

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, May). 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

Burkholder, C. & Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Apr). 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

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Mar). Reviewer, Panelist, Ubuntu! A place of uniting in diversity through spiritual and religious literacy, and peace education, CIES 2015 Conference, Washington, D.C.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2015, Mar). 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, CIES 2015 Conference, Washington, D.C.

Chan, W. Y. A. (2014, Oct). Presenter, A Cycle of Religious (Il)literacy beginning with Students Today, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion 2014 Conference, Indianapolis

Chan, W. Y. A. (2014, May). Presenter, Toronto, Montreal, & Modesto, CA: religious literacy and boundless religious based bullying, CSSR 2014 Conference, St. Catherines, ON

Chan, W. Y. A. (2014, Mar). Presenter, Reviewer, and Discussant, Religious based bullying:  Is religious literacy the “education for all” that we need? CIES 2014 Conference, Toronto

 

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