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Carl James

Expert in the education, athletic and cultural lives of minority students


Faculty of Education -

Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora, Faculty of Education

3153, Technology Enhanced Learning - TEL
Keele Campus
Phone (Office): (416)736-2100 Ext. 20279

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YouTube - Asian Heritage Month Education Roundtable and Lectures
Book - Life at the Intersection: Community, Class and Schooling
Book - Race and Well-Being: The Lives, Hopes and Activism of African Canadians
CBC - Black students in Toronto streamed into courses below their ability, report finds
CTV - Concerns over black students in Toronto
CBC - Report on academic streaming brings back painful memories for black students schooled in Toronto
Toronto Star - Black students hindered by academic streaming, suspensions: Report
Toronto Star - Academic streaming harms black students: Editorial
Govt of Ontario media release - Ontario appoints new advisors to guide transformation in education system
Globe and Mail - Ontario schools to collect race-based data in effort to reduce educational disparities
Toronto Star ─ Ontario school boards to collect detailed data on hiring, suspensions
CBC – Ontario to begin collecting data on students’ race, ethnicity, hoping to boost achievement
Toronto Star – New head of Peel school board vows to support marginalized students


Black History Month Recognition - 2014
City of Markham

Professional Excellence Award - 2013
Harry Jerome Award, Black Business & Professional Association

Research Leadership Recognition - 2013
York University

Fellowship - 2012
Royal Society of Canada

African Canadian Achievement Award (Education) - 2009
Pride News Magazine

William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations - 2008
City of Toronto

New Pioneer Award - 2006
Skills for Change

Honorary Doctorate (Education) - 2006
Uppsala University

Winning Research - 2005
Social Science & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)


The Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora

Pathways to Education
Member of the Research Advisory Council

Environics Institute
Chair of the Research of the Advisory Committee for the Black Experience Project

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