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Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto

Dr. Kathleen Gallagher

Professor, Canada Research Chair
Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1V6
kathleen.gallagher@utoronto.ca
 

 

Books:

 

  • Gallagher, K. (2014) Why Theatre Matters: Urban Youth, Engagement, and a Pedagogy of the real. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press.

 

  • Gallagher, K. and B. Freeman. (eds.) (forthcoming). Why Theatre Now? On the virtue and value of Canadian theatre in the new millennium. (University of Toronto Press).

 

  • Gallagher, K. and Neelands, J. (eds.) (2013). Drama and Theatre in Urban Contexts. London: Routledge

 

  • Gallagher, K. (Ed.). (2008). The Methodological Dilemma: Creative, Critical and Collaborative Approaches to Qualitative Research. New York and London: RoutledgeFalmer. (260 pages)

 

  • Gallagher, K. (2007). The Theatre of Urban: Youth and Schooling in Dangerous Times. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press. (222 pages)

 

  • Gallagher, K and D. Booth (eds.) (2003) How Theatre Educates: Convergences and Counterpoints with Artists, Scholars and Advocates. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press. (282 pages)

 

  • Gallagher, K. (2000). Drama Education in the Lives of Girls: Imagining Possibilities. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press. (155 pages)

 

Chapters in Books

 

Gallagher, K. (2014). Drama and the Literacy of Lives in Progress. In Revisiting Learning Lives: longitudinal perspectives on researching learning and literacy. J. Rowsell and J. Sefton-Green (eds.). Routledge.

 

Gallagher, K. (in press). Poetry, metaphor and performance: literacy as a philosophical act. In J. Rowsell and K. Paul. The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies.

 

Gallagher, K. (in press). Performing Patriarchy: Indian girls (en)gender a social imaginary. In. J. Kennelly and S. R. Poyntz A Phenomenology of Youth Cultures: Meaning and Retrieval in an Era of Globalization. SUNY Press.

 

Gallagher, K and B. Yaman Ntelioglou (2013) On the pedagogical importance of (not) knowing the other: Listening, risk, drama and difference (p. 94-108). In Michael Anderson and Julie Dunn How Drama Activates Learning: Contemporary Research and Practice. London: Continuum, Bloomsbury Academic.

 

Gallagher, K. (in press). Performing Patriarchy: Indian girls (en)gender a social imaginary. In. J. Kennelly and S. R. Poyntz A Phenomenology of Youth Cultures: Meaning and Retrieval in an Era of Globalization. SUNY Press.

 

Gallagher, K. (in press). Chasing Change: Drama Education, Applied Theatre and the ecology of social change. In Fitzsimmons-Fry, H. and A. Babayants (eds.) Theatre and Learning. Cambridge University Press.

 

Gallagher, K. (2012). (Lesbian) M/Otherhood as Contradiction: Love, Sexuality, and other (Imagined) Wonders. (pp. 207-220). In S. Springgay, D. Freedman, and N. Jolly M/othering a bodied curriculum: Theories and practices of relational teaching. Toronto, London, Buffalo: University of Toronto Press.

 

Gallagher, K. and Freeman, B. (2012). Conceptual, epistemological and methodological challenges in hypermedia ethnography: A boon for ethnographic analysis. In Silva, S. M., & P. Landri. Rethinking education ethnography: Researching on-line communities and interactions (ISBN: 978-989-8471-04-8). Porto: CIIE - Centro de Investigação e Intervenção Educativas.

 

Gallagher, K. Theatre as Methodology or, What Experimentation Affords Us. (2011). In Shifra Schonmann pp. 327-331 Key Concepts in Theatre/Drama Education. Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei: Sense Publications.

 

Gallagher, K (2010). Ethnography in school-based, performance research: A conversation with Kathleen Gallagher. In P. Thompson and J. Sefton-Greene Researching Creative Learning: methods and approaches. London: Routledge.

 

Gallagher, K. and Lortie, P. (2007). Building Theories of Their Lives: Youth Engaged in Drama Research. International Handbook of Student Experience in Elementary and Secondary School. pp. 405-438. D. Thiessen and A. Cooke-Sather (eds.). Springer Publishing.

 

Gallagher, K. (2007). Conceptions of Creativity in Drama Education International Handbook of Research in Arts Education. pp 1229-1240. L. Bresler (ed.). Springer Publishing.

 

Gallagher, K. (2006). (Post) Critical Ethnography in Drama Research. In Research Methodologies for Drama Education. pp. 63-80. J. Ackroyd (ed.). London: Trentham Books.

 

Gallagher, K. (2005). La Fin de Siecle and the Pull of Opposites. Belle moral: a natural history. pp. 3-10. Ann-Marie MacDonald. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press and the Academy of the Shaw Festival. Second edition by Vintage. Reprinted in the Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia 
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Gallagher, K. (2002). Girls in the Company of Girls: social relations and identity construction in single-sex drama education.  In Datnow, E. and L. Hubbard (eds.) Gender in Policy and Practice: Perspectives on Single Sex and Coeducational Schooling. (pp. 264-279) New York: RoutledgeFalmer.

 

Refereed Journal Articles

 

Gallagher, K. A.Wessels and B. Yaman Ntelioglou (2013). ‘Listening to the affective life of injustice’: Drama Pedagogy, Race, Identity and Learning. Youth Theatre Journal. 27:7-19.

 

Gallagher, K., & Wessels, A. (2013) Between the frames: Youth spectatorship and theatre as curated, ‘unruly’ pedagogical space. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. 18(1): 25-43.

 

Gallagher, K. A. Wessels, B. Yaman Ntelioglou (2013). Becoming a networked public: Digital ethnography, youth, and global research collectives. Ethnography and Education. Special Issue: Investigating Ethnography, Netography, On-line sites and communities. 8 (2): 177-193.

 

Gallagher, K., Wessels, A., Ntelioglou, B. (2012). Verbatim Theatre and Social Research: Turning Towards the Stories of Others. Theatre Research in Canada. 33(1): 24-43.

 

Gallagher, K. (2011). Roma Refugee Youth and Applied Theatre: Imagining a future vernacular. NJ (National Journal of Drama Australia). 35:1-12.

 

Gallagher, K. and B. Freeman. (2011) Multi-site ethnography, hypermedia, and the productive hazards of digital methods: a struggle for liveness. Ethnography and Education. 6(3): 357-373

Gallagher, K. and A. Wessels. (2011) Emergent Pedagogy and Affect in Collaborative Research: A Metho-Pedagogical Paradigm. Pedagogy, Culture and Society. 19(2): 239-258.

 

Gallagher, K. (2011) In Search of a Theoretical Basis for Storytelling in Education Research. International Journal of Research and Method in Education. 33(1): 49-61.

 

Gallagher, K. and B. Yaman Ntelioglou (2011). Which new literacies?: Dialogue and Performance in Youth Writing. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 54(5): 322-330.

 

Gallagher, K. (2010). Off the beaten track: a reflection on intention and unpredictability in arts education research. Encounters on Education.  11: 35-43.

 

Gallagher, K. and I. Service. (2010) Applied theatre at the heart of educational reform: An impact and sustainability analysis. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. Volume 15(2): 235-253.

 

Gallagher, K. B. Freeman, A. Wessels (2009) ‘It could have been so much better’: the aesthetic and social work of theatre. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. Volume 15(1): 5-27. (Routledge Class of 2011. Most downloaded article in category Literacy, Languages and Performing Arts)

 

Gallagher, K. (2008). Theatre Pedagogy and Performed Research: Respectful Forgeries and Faithful Betrayals. Theatre Research in Canada.Volume 28(2): 105-119.

 

Gallagher, K. and I. Kim (2007). Contesting Space and Power through Digital Drama Research: Colonial Histories, Postcolonial Interrogations. Caribbean Quarterly. Caribbean Quarterly.Volume 53(1&2): 115-126.

 

Gallagher, K. and D. Riviere (2007). When Drama Praxis Rocks the Boat: Struggles of subjectivity, audience and performance. Research in Drama Education. Volume 12(3): 319-330.

 

Gallagher, K and C. Fusco (2006). I.D.ology and the Technologies of Public (School) Space: An ethnographic inquiry into the neo-liberal tactics of social (re)production. Ethnography and Education. Volume 1(3): 301-318.

 

Gallagher, K. (2006). Sexual Fundamentalism and Performances of Masculinity:  An Ethnographic Scene Study.  International Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education. 4(1): 47-76.

 

Gallagher, K. (2005). The Aesthetics of Representation: Dramatic Texts and Dramatic Engagement. Journal of Aesthetic Education. Volume 39(4), 83-95.

 

Gallagher, K. and P. Lortie. (2005). “How does knowin’ my business make you any safer”: Critical Pedagogy in Dangerous Times. The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies. Volume 27(2): 141-158.

 

Gallagher, K. and D. Riviere (2004). Pink…with Shades of Grey: Mediating Moments of Diversity in Urban Secondary Classrooms. Westminster Studies in Education (now called International Journal of Research Method in Education) Special Issue: Interactive and Inclusive Pedagogy. Volume 27 (2): 127-141.

 

Gallagher, K. (2004). The Art and Politics of Qualitative Research in Drama Education: Creating Culture, Representing 'Reality'. Drama Research. Volume 4 (1): 3-18.

 

Gallagher, K. (2003). Theories of the Stage, Social Projects, and Drama's Pedagogies. International Drama in Education/Applied Theatre Researcher Journal. Australia. Volume 4. http://www.gu.edu.au/centre/atr.

 

Gallagher, K. (2002). Dramatic Arenas for Ethical Stories. Resources in Feminist Research (RFR).  Volume 29 (3&4): 167-176.

 

Gallagher, K. (2001). The Staging of Qualitative Research: Authorship, Ownership and Artistic Expression in Social Science Inquiry. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing (JCT). Volume 17 (3): 145-156.

 


 

Projects:

  • Year: 2014-2018
    Youth, Theatre, Radical Hope and the Ethical Imaginary: an intercultural investigation of drama pedagogy, performance and civic engagement.
     

 

  • Year: 2013-2014
    Temporary Neighbourhoods:  Shelter youth perspectives of income polarization                                                   Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

 

  • Year: 2012-2019
    Neighbourhood Change, Diversity, and Inquality in Global Cities: 
    Trends and Policy Options for Canada's Large Metropolitan Areas 

 

  • Year: 2010-2015
    Digital Media and Communication Lab
    Canada Fund for Innovation and Ontario Innovation Trust Grant

 

  • Year: 2008-2011
    Urban School Performances: The interplay, through live and digital drama, of local-global knowledge about student engagement
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant.

 

  • Year: 2009-2011
    Putting Inner City Students First
    Council of Ontario Directors of Educators Grant
     

 

  • Year: 2008-2009
    Title: Three Follow-Up Case Studies: An Impact Evaluation of ETFO’s Poverty and Education Project.
    Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Grant.
     

 

  • Year: 2007-2008
    Using Applied Theatre to Change School Culture: An Impact Evaluation of ETFO’s Poverty and Education Project.
    Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario Grant.
     

 

  • Year: 2005
    Digital Media Lab
    Canada Fund for Innovation and Ontario Innovation Trust
     

 

  • Year: 2002-2005
    Drama Education, Youth and Social Cohesion: (re)constructing identities in urban contexts.
    SSHRC Standard Research Grant.
     

Community Activities:

  • Ongoing partnerships with Tarragon Theatre; Young People's Theatre; Theatre Direct Canada; The Canadian Stage; Project: Humanity; The Toronto District School Board; The Toronto Catholic District School Board;