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Dr. Fatima Pirbhai-Illich

Professor - Language and Literacy Education
(on sabbatical)

Office: ED 340
Phone: 306-585-5603
Fax: 306-585-4880

Research Interests

Fatima’s research examines issues around social and human justice in particular, her areas of interest and expertise are centred around the academic achievement of minoritized (immigrant, refugee, Indigenous) students. In addition, she has a great deal of research expertise in working with critical multicultural education, culturally responsive literacy education including multiliteracies, critical literacies, and English as an Additional Language within teacher education. Fatima’s research also focuses on processes of ethical engagement of internationalization in institutions of higher education.