Susan M. Brigham
Director, DBDLI Board Member (2012 – Present)
Susan Brigham is Professor in the Faculty of Education, Mount Saint Vincent University. She teaches in the Graduate Studies of Lifelong Learning Program and the Inter-university Doctoral program in Educational Studies (MSVU, Acadia and St FX). Dr. Brigham is coordinator of the Graduate Studies of Lifelong Learning program, and the Chair of the Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice. As a school teacher and later as a researcher/professor Dr. Brigham has worked in NB, NS, AB and BC as well as Ireland, Kuwait, Nepal, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Jamaica, South Africa, and the island of Saint Helena (South Atlantic Ocean). She is the co-editor of two recent books: Theorizing Africentricity in Action: Who We Are is What We See (2012, Fernwood) and Building on Critical Traditions: Adult Education and Learning in Canada (2013, Thompson).