International Advisory Board

Professor Michael Arthur-Kelly , Australia

Arthur-Kelly is the director of the Faculty’s Centre for Special Education and Disability Studies at University of Newcastle, Australia, and works closely with the Special Education Centre, and the Renwick Centre at the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, a long-standing educational partner with the University.

Associate Professor Christine Lee , Singapore

Lee is the prime mover in the development and launch of an National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University – Teachers College, Columbia University Joint Masters in Leadership and Educational Change (MALEC) and is currently its Programme Director. Her research interests are in the areas of Lesson Study and Teacher Learning; Listening Pedagogy and Collaborative Learning; Curriculum and School Reforms; School-based Curriculum Development and Implementation.

Associate Professor Jordan Shurr , Canada

Shurr is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. He has received degrees in special education (BA), Educational Administration (MS), and Special Education (PhD) from Purdue University, in Indiana (USA). Before coming to Queen’s University, Jordan worked as an associate professor of special education at Central Michigan University (USA), an elementary and preschool special education teacher, an assistive technology consultant, and a camp inclusion coordinator. Jordan’s two main areas of research are 1) curriculum and interventions for students with significant disabilities and 2) the profession of teaching students with significant disabilities.