Gillian Parekh

Gillian Parekh

Dr. Gillian Parekh is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University and Adjunct faculty with the Faculty of Community Services, Early Childhood Education at Ryerson University. As a former special education teacher and research coordinator with the Toronto District School Board, Gillian's research interests include critical disability studies, critical analysis of special and inclusive education, structural barriers to education, academic streaming and structured pathways through school, and system-wide trends relating to the social and economic replication of privilege. Her work can be found in the Canadian Journal of Education, Disability and Society, Canadian Review of Sociology and Education Policy Analysis Archives