Professor, Rhetoric and Communications and Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg
Director of Academic Programs, Faculty of Education, University of Winnipeg

Dr. Catherine Taylor is Professor of Rhetoric and Communications and Professor and Director of Academic Programs in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. Her work on research ethics, LGBTQ wellbeing and LGBTQ-inclusive education has been published widely in scholarly books and in journals such as Canadian Aboriginal Journal of Community-based HIV/AIDS Research, Canadian Review of Sociology, Feminism and Psychology, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services and Journal of LGBT Youth. Dr. Taylor served as principal investigator in partnership with Egale Canada for the First National Climate Survey of Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia in Canadian Schools. She is one of five project leaders for the CIHR-funded national study (P.I. Elizabeth Saewyc, University of British Columbia) of school-based interventions to reduce stigma and promote resilience for LGBTQ youth. Dr Taylor is now lead researcher in partnership with Manitoba Teachers Society and Egale Canada on the “Every Teacher” project, a study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to explore Canadian teachers’ experiences of LGBTQ-inclusive education through surveys, interviews and focus groups, with the aim of systematically sharing teachers’ dispersed expertise and developing practice-based recommendations.

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