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Committed to student success

"The MEd program in Adult Education/Lifelong Learning Processes was a tremendous eye opening experience that changed my perspective in every paradigm in which I practice health care. The professors were outstanding and took time to make us think outside the box."  - Dr. Waji Kahn, Dental Surgeon

Meet our Team

Four full time faculty members teach in The Mount's Studies in Lifelong Learning program.

Dr. Susan M. Brigham 
(Africentric Policy and Research cohort advisor)

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Lifelong Learning/Adult Education    
  • International/Intercultural education  ICRNMaha  
  • Immigration/Intergration Issues
  • Transformative Learning
  • Africentricity in Lifelong Learning
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Feminism

Dr. Patricia Gouthro 

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Critical feminist theory and pedagogy
  • Learning in the homeplace
  • Cross-cultural teaching and research
  • Policies and practices in lifelong learning
  • Active citizenship
  • Higher education
  • Philosophical and critical theoretical perspectives

Dr. Donovan Plumb

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Adult education
  • Social theory
  • Adult education futures
  • Education technology
  • Distance education
  • Sociology of education
  • Philosophy of education

Dr. Jim Sharpe

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Adult and continuing education
  • Social movements
  • Politics of lifelong learning.

Students in the GSLL program also have exposure to other part-time faculty who bring a wealth of experience from various disciplines. Finally, the program is supported by a dedicated office staff, including Program Assistant, Faith Roach.