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					CURRICULUM VITAE


  MICHAEL J. CORBETT
                      CURRICULUM VITAE
                                Michael J. Corbett
                 302 Emmerson Hall, School of Education, Acadia University
                            Wolfville, NS, Canada B4P 2R6
                        Phone: 902-585-1190 Fax: 902-585-1761
                           email: michael.corbett@acadiau.ca

Education

           Ph.D. (Educational Sociology), University of British Columbia, 2001
           M.Ed. (Literacy Education), Mt. St. Vincent University, 1994
           M.A. (Sociology), Acadia University, 1990

Graduate Fellowships

           Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral
            Fellowship, 1998-2001
           University Graduate Fellowship, UBC, 1998-99 (declined)
           University Graduate Fellowship, UBC, 1997-98
           University and Departmental Fellowships, McMaster University, 1981-82

Academic Record

Present position
           Professor, School of Education, Acadia University, 2011.
           Graduate Coordinator, School of Education, Acadia University, 2011
           Tenure awarded, 2007
Previous positions
           Associate Professor, School of Education, Acadia University, 2006-2011
           Assistant Professor, School of Education, Acadia University, 2002-2006
           Teacher, Tri-county Regional School Board, Nova Scotia, 1987-2002
           Teacher, Frontier School Division, Manitoba, 1983-87
           Lecturer (part-time), Acadia University, 1991-2003
           Lecturer (part-time), Mount Saint Vincent University, 2000-2002
           Acting Principal, Southwest Regional School Board, 1996-1997
           Consultant, Municipality of the County of Cumberland (part-time), 2006
           Consultant to the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (part-time), 1996
           Consultant to the Digby District School Board Stay in School Initiative, 1991
Visiting Scholar Appointments

          University of Oulu (Finland), Department of Educational Sciences and Teacher
           Education, May 2009
          Charles Sturt University (Australia), Bathurst Campus, March-April, 2009
          University of South Australia, Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning
           Cultures, Jan.-March, 2009
          Buffalo State College, Center for Excellence in Rural and Urban Education,
           November, 2008
          University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Educational Leadership Unit, March-
           April, 2008

Adjunct Professorship

          University of South Australia, Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning
           Cultures.

Awards

          2008 Learning to Leave, Honourable Mention, Founder’s Prize, Canadian History
           of Education Association
          2008 Learning to Leave, long list for Evelyn Richardson Memorial Prize for Non-
           fiction
          2008 Learning to Leave nominated for the Founder’s Prize, Canadian History of
           Education Association
          2006 Faculty of Professional Studies, Best Research Project, Acadia University
          2005 President’s Award for Innovation, Acadia University




Teaching
Courses taught
Acadia University (School of Education)

             Education 5673   Rural Education
             Education 5113   Qualitative Research in Education
             Education 5643   Major Theoretical Developments in Curriculum Studies
             Education 41F3   Foundations and Contexts of Education
             Education 4803   Videography in Classroom and Community
             Education 5773   Community Perspectives on School and Society (online)
             Education 4923   Student Teaching Practicum
             Education 5043   The Sociology of Education
             Education 4113   Teaching Secondary Social Studies
             Education 4233   Elementary Language Arts

Acadia University (Departments of Sociology and Continuing Education)

           Sociology 1006 (taught by teleconference, by correspondence and via internet),
            Department of Sociology. Between 1991 and 2004, I supervised more than 300
            students in this course and wrote two course outline study guides.

Mount Saint Vincent University (School of Graduate Education)

             Post-folk art: Artistic curriculum production in rural schools, Summer 2002
             Literacy studies in the community, Summer 2001
             Community, schooling and literacy, Spring 2001
             Issues in schooling and community, Winter 2000


Supervision
             Thesis Advisor for 3 MEd student in the School of Education.
             Committee member for 6 MEd. thesis students in the School of Education
             External examiner for 2 PhD students (UBC, Memorial)
             External examiner for (Lakehead, St. Mary's, Mc Gill) 4 masters thesis
             Internal examiner for 2 honours theses.
             Chair for 4 Masters' thesis oral examinations
             Acting Director for 2 MEd. thesis oral examinations
             Supervision of local (2002-2004) and international (China – 2008 and 2010)
              student teachers
Research
Areas of Scholarly Interest

                Social theory, educational sociology, curriculum theory, literacies, Canadian
                educational history, qualitative research methods, rural schooling, community and
                curriculum, Canadian educational policy, educational accountability, early school
                leaving and resistance, school to work transitions, youth studies, mental health
                and education

Membership in Scholarly Organizations

               Canadian Society for the Study of Education
               American Educational Research Association
               American Educational Studies Association
               Rural Sociological Society
               Australian Association for Educational Research
               International Rural Network
               International Sociological Association
               Acadia Centre for Ethnocultural Diversity
               The Rural Centre
               Affiliate, Atlantic Metropolis Project




Articles in Refereed Scholarly Publications
       1.       ® Lanas, M. & Corbett, M. (2011). Disaggregating student resistance, Young: The
      Scandanavian Journal of Youth Studies, 19(4), 415-432.
2.    ® Corbett, M. & Vibert, A. (2010). Places of safety and risk in curriculum:
      Hierarchies of text and improvisation in a middle school video project, Canadian
      Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 114,
3.    ® Corbett, M. (2010) Canadian reflections on myth, diversity, down-home
      comfort, and academic achievement, The Journal of Inquiry and Action in
      Education, 3(3).
4.    ® Corbett, M. (2010) Standardized individuality: Cosmopolitanism and
      educational decision-making in an Atlantic Canadian rural community, Compare:
      A Journal of International and Comparative Education. 40(2), 193-207.
5.    ® Corbett, M. (2010) Backing the right horse: Survival and literacy education in
      rural education, Teaching and Teacher Education. 26, 82-86.
6.    ® Corbett, M. (2009). No time to fool around with education: Socialization
      frames, timing and stakes in youth educational decision making, Rural Society,
      19(2), 163-177.
7.    ® Corbett, M. (2009). Rural schooling in mobile modernity: The places I’ve been.
      Journal of Research in Rural Education, 24(7), 1-12.
      http://www.jrre.psu.edu/articles.html
8.    ® Corbett, M. (2009). Response to Faircloth, Greenwood, Kelly and Woodrum,
      Journal of Research in Rural Education, 24(12), 1-7.
      http://www.jrre.psu.edu/articles.html
9.    ® Corbett, M. (2008). Educational resistance in a runaway world: Poetic
      meditations on power and surveillance. McGill Jnl. of Education, 43(3), 225-242.
10.   ® Corbett, M. (2008). Captain Beefheart’s piano: Confessions of an unrepentant
      illiterate. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 1(2), 148-159.
11.   ® Corbett, M. (2008) The edumometer: The commodification of learning from
      Galton to the PISA, Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 6(1).
      http://www.jceps.com/index.php?pageID=article&articleID=125
12.   ® Corbett, M. (2007) Learning and dreaming in space and place: Identity and rural
      schooling, Canadian Journal of Education, 30(3), 771-792.
13.   ® Corbett, M. (2007) So much potential: Women and outmigration in an Atlantic
      Canadian coastal community, The Journal of Rural Studies, 23(4), 430-442.
14.   ® Corbett, M. (2006) Educating the country out of the child and educating the
      child out of the country, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 52(4), 286-298.
15.   ® Corbett, M. (2005) Rural education and out-migration: The case of a coastal
      community, Canadian Journal of Education, 28(1&2), 52-72.
16.   ® Corbett, M. (2004). It was fine, if you wanted to leave: Narratives of
      educational ambivalence from a Nova Scotian coastal community 1963-1998,
      Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 35, 4, 451-471.
17.   ® Corbett, M. (2004). I dreamed I saw Hilda Neatby last night: So little for the
      mind after fifty years, McGill Journal of Education, 39(2), 159-182.
18.   ® Corbett, M. (2002). Against the tide of modernity: Poststructuralism, rural
      schooling, place and resistance, trans/forms,, 6, 24-59.
          19. ® Corbett, M. (2001). A protracted struggle: Rural resistance and normalization in
              Canadian educational history, Historical Studies in Educ., 13(1), Spring, 19-48.

Book

           1.    ®1 Corbett M. (2007). Learning to leave: The irony of schooling in a coastal
                 community. Black Point NS: Fernwood Press.

           Reviews of Learning to Leave

                Hoben, J. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave, The Morning Watch, 36(1-2),
                 http://www.mun.ca/educ/faculty/mwatch/John%20Hoben3.pdf. Date Accessed:
                 29/12/08.
                Roberts, A. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave, International Journal of
                 Educational Development, 28(6), 766-767.
                Zann, H. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave, Journal of Contemporary Issues
                 in Education, 3(1), 58-61.
                Stapel, C. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave, Teachers College Record, Date
                 Published: June 04, 2008, http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15267, Date
                 Accessed: 6/22/2008
                Schafft, K. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave. Rural Sociology, 73(2), 300-
                 303.
                Varpalotai, A. (2008). Review of Learning to Leave. Our Schools/Ourselves, 17,
                 2, 157-162.
                English, L. (2007). Review of Learning to Leave. Canadian Journal of
                 Education, 30, 3, 959-961.
                Theobald, P. (2007). Review of Learning to Leave. Journal of Research in Rural
                 Education, 22(4). Retrieved 29 May, 2007 from http://www.umaine.edu/jrre/22-
                 4.pdf




Book Chapters


1
    Blind peer review through The Aid to Scholarly Publication Program of the Humanities and Social Sciences
    Federation of Canada.
      1.   ® Corbett, M. (2010). Wharf talk, home talk and school talk: The politics of
           language in a coastal community. In Rural education in the 21st Century, Jackson,
           A. & Schafft, K. (Eds.). College Park PA: Penn State University Press, 115-131.
      2.   Corbett, M. (2010) Challenges for educational leadership in new times: Managing
           a runaway world. In Anderson K., (Ed.). The Leadership Compendium: Emerging
           Scholars of Canadian Educational Leadership. Fredericton NB: The Atlantic Centre for
           Educational Administration and Leadership (ACEAL), 156-169.
      3.   ® Corbett, M. (2009). The road to school leads out of town: Rurality and
           schooling in Atlantic Canada. In Levine-Rasky, C. (Ed.). The sociology of
           education in Canada, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 133-151.
      4.   Corbett, M., Copp, D., Wright, A. & Monette, M. (2007). Policy narrative for
           Nova Scotia. In Chan, A., Fisher, D., & Rubenson, K. (Eds.). The evolution of
           professionalism: Educational policy in the provinces and territories of Canada.
           Vancouver: Centre for Higher Education and Training, p.p. 149-169.
      5.   Corbett, M. (1999). From here to uncertainty: A preoccupation with code. In
           Neilsen, A. (Ed.), Daily Meaning: Counternarratives of teachers’ work. Victoria:
           Bendall Books, 165-182.


Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals

     Review essay

      1.   Corbett, M. (2009). Opportunity in Crisis: A Review Essay on Paul Theobald’s,
           Education Now: How Rethinking America’s Past Can Change its Future,
           Education Review, 12(6), 1-9. http://edrev.asu.edu/essays/v12n6index.html

     Book reviews

      1.   Corbett, M (2010). Of lambs and lions, a review of Social Justice, Peace and
           Environmental Education: Transformative Standards, Teaching Education, 21(2),
           211 – 214.
      2.   Corbett, M. (2008). Review of Rosemary E. Ommer with the Coasts Under Stress
           Research Project Team, Coasts Under Stress: Restructuring and Social-Economic
           Health. Canadian Journal of Education, 31(2), 503-507.
      3.   Corbett, M. (2007). Review of David Olsen and Michael Cole, Technology,
           literacy and the evolution of society: Implications of the work of Jack Goody.
           Teachers College Record, Date Published: April 09, (http://www.tcrecord.org ID
           Number: 1416.

      4.   Corbett, M. (2000). Review essay: Tom Popkewitz’ Struggling for the soul,
           Journal of Research in Rural Education, 16(2), 141-145.
      5.    Corbett, M. (1994). No easy answers, McGill Journal.of Education, 29(2), 239-
            241.
      6.    Corbett, M. (1993). Notes on the apprenticeship model of reading, McGill Journal
            of Education, 28(2), 261-266.

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

      1.    ® Corbett, M. (2010). An improvised curriculum: Literacies and hierarchies of
            text in an age of accountability. 17th International Sociological Association World
            Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg, Sweden, July 13.
      2.    ® Corbett, M. (2010). Migration, Communities and Economic Crisis. 17th
            International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, Gothenburg,
            Sweden, July 14.
      3.    ® Corbett, M. (2009). How will this make me a better teacher? Paper presented at
            the International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education, University of
            New England, Armadale, Australia, February 11.
      4.    ® Corbett, M. (2008). Roots and wings: Conceptions of place and mobility in
            educational decision-making in a rural community. Paper presented to the
            Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Vancouver BC, June 1.
      5.    ® Corbett, M. (2008). Are small rural schools viable in a modern context? Paper
            presented to the Thirteenth Annual Rural Education Congress, Saskatoon, SK,
            March 30. Proceedings of the Ninth National Congress on Rural Education.
      6.    Corbett, M. (2006). Beyond antipsychiatry and antipsychotics: Phenomenological
            reflections on family and schizophrenia. 16th International Sociological
            Association World Congress of Sociology, Durban, South Africa, July 28.
      7.    ® Corbett, M. (2006). Shall I stay or shall I go: Socio-spatial identity in rural
            Canada. 16th International Sociological Association World Congress of
            Sociology, Durban, South Africa, July 26.
      8.    ® Corbett, M. (2005). We’re practical people: Schooling and identity in a
            Canadian coastal community. Paper presented to the Australian Association for
            Research in Education Sydney, Australia, November 28.
      9.    ® Corbett, M. (2005). Identity, place and schooling. Paper presented to the
            International Rural Network Conference, Abingdon Va., June 29.
            http://www.international-rural-network.org/documents.asp?intent=showresults
      10.   ® Corbett, M. (2004). Are rural schools better than urban ones?: A closer look at
            one education “report card.” Paper presented to the Ninth Annual Rural
            Education Congress, Saskatoon, SK, March 30. Proceedings of the Ninth
            National Congress on Rural Education.



      11.   ® Corbett, M. (2003). It was fine, if you wanted to leave: Narratives of
            educational ambivalence from a Nova Scotian coastal community 1963-1998.
            Paper presented to the Congress on Rural Education, University of Saskatchewan,
            Saskatoon, April 4. Proceedings of the Eighth National Congress on Rural
            Education.
      12.   ® Corbett, M. (2001). Conference presentation published in J. C. Montgomery
            and A. D. Kitchenham (Eds.). Issues affecting rural Communities (II):
            Proceedings of Conference on rural communities and identities in the global
            millennium. Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo, BC, 237-244.

Symposia and Other Conference Presentations

      1.  Corbett, M. (2011 convenor). Symposium on the state of the sociology of
          education in Canada, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton,
          NB, 1 June.
      2. Corbett, M. (2011 convenor). Symposium on the future of the sociology of
          education in Canada, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton,
          NB, 1 June.
      3.   Corbett, M. & Green, B. (2011). Rurality and post rurality. Paper presented to
          the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton, NB, 28 May.
      4. Corbett, M. (2011). Rural education policy in Canada. Paper presented to the
          Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Fredericton, 29 May.
      5. ® Corbett, M. (2011). Making rurality visible on the educational policy
          landscape: A view from Canada, Paper presented to the American Educational
          Research Association, New Orleans, 10 April.
      6. Corbett, M. (2011). Education, rurality, place and social justice, Paper presented to
          AERA pre-conference workshop of the Rural Education and Literacies Network,
          New Orleans, 7 April.
      7. ® Corbett, M. (2010). Teaching on the shores of politics: Literacy and life in a
          rural school, Rural Sociological Society, Atlanta, 14 August.
      8. Corbett, M., Vibert, A. & Shields, R. (2010). From literacy to literacies in a rural
          middle school: An improvised curriculum. CSSE, Montreal, 1 June.
      9. ® Corbett, M., Green, B., Reid, J., White, S., Cooper, M., & Elshof, L. (2010).
          Educational Practice and Rural Social Space: A Symposium, American
          Educational Research Association, 1 May.
      10. ® Corbett, M. & Campbell, C. (2009). Questioning Resistance: Personal
          Narratives as Dialogical Process Starters. Paper presented to the 5th International
          Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, 20 May.
      11. ® Corbett, M. & Vibert, A. (2009). A lens on school: Improvising new definitions
          of literacy in a rural school. Paper presented to the American Educational
          Research Association, San Diego, Calif., 15 April.


      12. Corbett, M. (2008). Remembering French in English: Notes Toward a Screenplay.
          Paper presented to a conference entitled: Back to the Future: Productive Remembering
      in Changing Times, McGill University, October 23.
13.   ® Corbett, M. (2008). Changing places, changing spaces: Globalization, rural
      transformations, mobility and ambivalence in youth educational decision making.
      Paper presented to the American Educational Research Association annual
      conference, New York, 24 March.
14.   Corbett, M. (2007). Breaking with tradition: Rural families and post-secondary
      education. Paper presented to the CSSE, Saskatoon SK, 27 May.
15.   Anderson, K., Corbett, M. (2007). Emerging scholars in Canadian educational
      leadership: An educational leadership compendium. Saskatoon SK, 28 May.
16.   Ross, G., Comeau, J. & Corbett, M. (2007). Learning from Lindsay: A video
      narrative of homophobia in school. Presentation to the Canadian Association for
      the Study of Women in Education. Saskatoon, SK, 26 May.
17.   ® Corbett, M., Vibert A., & Oldershaw A. (2007). Gender, identity and schooling:
      Experiences from Atlantic Canada. Paper presented to the Gender and Education
      Association Conference, Dublin Ireland, 28 March.
18.   Corbett, M. (2006). All kinds of potential: Women and outmigration in a coastal
      community. Paper presented to the Canadian Association for the Study of Women
      in Education, York University, Toronto, ON, 28 May.
19.   Corbett, M. (2006). Where the girls aren’t: Education and outmigration in a rural
      community. Paper presented to the Eleventh National Congress on Rural
      Education, Saskatoon SK, 29 March.
20.   Corbett, M., MacKinnon, D., Wallin, D., Varpolotai, Brown, W. & Kitchenham. A.
      (2006). A Pan-Canadian study of rural education. A symposium at the Eleventh
      National Congress on Rural Education, Saskatoon SK, 28 March.
21.   Corbett, M. (2005). The poetics of power. The Conference of Atlantic Educators,
      St. Francis Xavier University, 18 November.
22.   ® Corbett, M. (2005). Foundations Web: A digital archive in educational thought.
      Paper presented to the conference of the Society for Information Technology in
      Education, Phoenix AZ, March 3.
23.   Vibert, A., Ross, G., MacKinnon, D., Corbett, M., Baskwill, J. and Church, S.
      (2004). Where data drove us. Panel discussion, Canadian Society for the Study of
      Education Conference, Winnipeg, 29 May.
24.   Corbett, M. (2004). The Acadia Centre for Rural Education and Sustainability.
      Paper presented to the Ninth Rural Education Congress, Saskatoon, SK March 29.
25.   Fisher, D, Chan, A., Robinson, S., Anderson, S., Tardif, M. Riopel, M. C. and
      Corbett, M. (2003). The evolution of the teaching profession in Canada. MCRI
      Panel, Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Halifax, May, 29.
26.   Corbett, M. (2002). I dreamed I saw Hilda Neatby Last Night: So little for the
      mind after fifty years. Paper presented to the Conference of Atlantic Educators,
      University of Moncton, November 1.

27.   Corbett, M. (2002). Learning to leave, learning to stay. Paper presented to the
      Canadian Society for the Study of Education . University of Toronto, May 28.
        28.   Corbett, M. (1999). Tech BC: New kid on the academic block. Paper presented at
              the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Sherbrooke, PQ, May.

Scholarly Work Under Review

             ® Corbett, M. Why staying put might not be such a bad option for rural youth:
              Survivalism, social capital and the politics of the rural in Atlantic Canada, article
              under review with the Educational Policy Analysis Archive.
             ® Corbett, M. Remembering French in English: From Borg to Metis, Chapter
              under review with Routledge Falmer Press.
             ® Corbett, M. They got out as soon as they could: The ambivalence of teaching in
              a coastal community 1940-1995., Article under review with Historical Studies in
              Education.

Funded Research

      SSHRC and CFSSH

        1.    Corbett, M. & Green, B. (2010). Rural education and literacies research network
              (REAL). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council International
              Opportunities Fund. $25 000.
        2.    Corbett, M. & Vibert, A. (2008-2011). A lens on community: Video ensemble
              practice in a rural school. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of
              Canada Standard Research Grant. $143000.
        3.    Corbett, M. (2006). Funding for the publication of Learning to Leave, Canadian
              Federation for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Aid to Scholarly Publication
              Program. $7000.
        4.    Corbett, M. (2004-2007). Where I belong: Schooling and socio-spatial identity in
              a coastal community. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of
              Canada Standard Research Grant. $69700.
        5.    Corbett M, & Tardif, M. (2002) Support from SSHRC MCRI project: L’evolution
              actuelle du personnel de l’enseignment prescholaire, primaire et secondaire (The
              evolution of the teaching profession in Canada). $5 000
        6.    Corbett, M. (1998-2001). Learning to leave: The irony of schooling in a coastal
              community. SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship $ 48000.




Other research funding
      7.    Corbett, M. (2008). Acadia University Faculty of Professional Studies Fund for
            Research Support, $2500.
      8.    Corbett, M. (2008). Acadia University 25.55 Research Fund, $2300.
      9.    Corbett, M. (2007). Acadia University Faculty Association Stipend, $1200.
      10.   Corbett, M. (2007). Faculty of Professional Studies Fund for Research Support.
            Acadia University, $2496.
      11.   Corbett, M. & MacKinnon, D. (2007). School of Education Program Development
            Fund Grant in support of development an MCRI proposal. $3 000.
      12.   Corbett, M. (2006). Faculty of Professional Studies Fund for Research Support.
            Acadia University. $2200.
      13.   Corbett, M. & Mulcahy, D. (2006). Education on a human scale: Small rural
            schools in a modern context. Municipality of the County of Cumberland.
            $20000.
      14.   Corbett, M. (2005). Faculty of Professional Studies Fund for Research Support.
            Acadia University. $1500.
      15.   Corbett, M. & MacKinnon, D. (2004-05). One-day conference grant. Acadia
            University, internal SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant. $5800.
      16.   Corbett, M. (2004).       Acadia University McConnell Project funding for
            Foundations Web: Ideas in Place. Summer. $5000.
      17.   Corbett, M. (2004). Acadia University Faculty of Professional Studies,
            Professional Development Grant. $965.
      18.   Corbett, M. & MacKinnon D. (2003). The Acadia Centre for Rural Education and
            Sustainability: A one day exploratory conference. Acadia University, internal
            SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant. 2003. $1500.
      19.   Corbett, M. (1995-96). Outcome-based education. NSTU Research Report.
            $3800
      20.   Corbett, M. (1993-94). Manufacturing standards. NSTU Monograph. $1100
      21.   Corbett, M. (1990). Dropping out in Digby: A study of early school leaving in a
            coastal community. Digby Regional School Board, Digby NS. $10000

                Total research funding since 1990 as PI – $360 861
                   Research funding since 1998 as PI – $336 161
                   Research funding since 2004 as PI - $293 162
               External research funding since 2004 as PI - $269 700




Funded Research Collaborations
       1.   2004-2007. Resilience and local capacity development in BC’s coastal
            communities. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada CURA
            project under the direction of Dr. Ralph Matthews, UBC. $1 000 000 (Role –
            Expert Collaborator)
       2.   2003-06. Teaching in the age of technology. McConnell Foundation Grant under
            the direction of Dr. Heather Hemming and Dr. Gregg MacKinnon, School of
            Education, Acadia University. $350 000 (Role: Co-applicant)
       3.   2002-2007. L’evolution actuelle du personnel de l’enseignment prescholaire,
            primaire et secondaire (The evolution of the teaching profession in Canada).
            Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada MCRI project under
            the direction of Dr. Maurice Tardif, Universite de Montreal. $2 500 000 (Role -
            Collaborator)

Research Collaborations in Preparation
       1.   Rural education in an international context: Globalization and localities. An
            collection to be co-edited with Bill Green (Charles Sturt University) for Palgrave.
            Prospectus submitted May, 2011.
       2.   Research collaboration with Dr. Marc Shell (Harvard University) on policy,
            community development, curricular and pedagogical responses to the Learning to
            Leave thesis. Initial meeting August 28-29, 2010, Seven Days Work Educational
            Foundation, Grand Manan Island.
       3.   Research collaboration with Dr. Unn-Doris Baeck, University of Tromso. Initial
            meetings to be held in October, 2011.

Editorial/Peer Review/Reviewing

      1.    Reviewer, Oxford University Press, 2010.
      2.    Editorial Board, Journal for Research in Rural Education, 2007-present
      3.    Editorial Board, Open Education Journal, 2007-present
      4.    Contributing Editor, Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2007-
            present
      5.    Editorial Advisory Board, Our schools/Ourselves, 2005-present
      6.    Reviewer, British Journal of Sociology, 2011-
      7.    Reviewer, Perspectives in Education, 2011-
      8.    Reviewer, Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2011-present
      9.    Reviewer, Rural Sociology, 2010-
      10.   Reviewer, Qualitative Research, 2010-present
      11.   Reviewer, Teaching Education, 2009-present
      12.   Reviewer, Population Studies, 2009- present
      13.   Reviewer, Teaching and Teacher Education, 2009-present
      14.   Reviewer, International Journal of Critical Pedagogy, 2008-present
      15.   Reviewer, Journal of Rural Studies, 2007-present
       16.   Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2007-
             present
       17.   Reviewer, Canadian Review of Sociology, 2007-present
       18.   Reviewer, Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2006-present
       19.   Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Education, 2004-present
       20.   Reviewer, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2004-present
       21.   Reviewer, Springer, Press, 2011-09-29
       22.   Reviewer, Routledge Falmer, 2010
       23.   Reviewer, Oxford University Press, 2008-
       24.   Reviewer, Pearson Publishing, 2008
       25.   Proposal reviewer, Canadian Society for the Study of Education, 2007-
       26.   Proposal reviewer, American Educational Research Association, 2007-present
       27.   Proposal reviewer, Australian Association for Educational Research, 2005

Research Adjudication with National Granting Bodies
.
       1.    SSHRCC Strategic Knowledge Clusters Program Grant Evaluator, 2007-08
       2.    Chair, SSHRC Committee 4, Doctoral Fellowships Pre-selection Committee,
             2006-2007
       3.    SSHRCC Doctoral Fellowships Pre-selection Committee, 2005-2006
       4.    SSHRCC Doctoral Fellowships Pre-selection Committee, 2004-2005
       5.    SSHRCC Standard Research Grant Evaluator, 2004-2008

Non-refereed Scholarly Publications

       1.    Corbett, M. (2009). Pedagogy and case study. In the Sage Encyclopedia of Case
             Study Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 315-318.
       2.    Corbett, M. (2009). Docile bodies. In the Sage Encyclopedia of Case Study
             Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 665-669.
       3.    Corbett, M. (2009). Efficiency, democratic inclusion and education: From
             scientific management to the Matrix, Our schools/Ourselves, 18(4), 115-122.
       4.    Corbett, M. (2008). Schooling and migration in Atlantic Canada, Our
             schools/Ourselves, 17(3), 85-92.
       5.    Corbett, M. (2008). Democracy, Neoliberalism and the dismissal of the Halifax
             Regional School Board, Our schools/Ourselves, 17(2), 33-42.
       6.    Corbett, M. (2006). What I might have said: Rural education and globalization.
             Our schools/Ourselves, 15(5), 109-119.
       7.    Corbett, M. (2006). Are we prepared? Assessing today’s Bachelor of Education
             Programs. Aviso, 21(3), 12-14.
       8.    Corbett, M. (2006). Riding the tiger in Nova Scotia: Educational accountability
             on the edge of a runaway world. Our Schools/Ourselves, 15(3), 57-74.
                  Excerpt reprinted by the Ontario Secondary Schools Teachers Federation
                      (2006). Off the Wall, 5, 4, (April), 2-3.
      9.  Corbett, M. (2004). Knowing a duck from a goose in an age of smoke and
          mirrors: Education in the real world, Our Schools/Ourselves, 13(2), 95-122.
      10. Corbett, M. (1997). Fish stories: Why unanticipated outcomes are OK, Aviso,
          Spring, 16-18.

Research Reports
      1.  Corbett, M. (2011). A companion to the film, Putting mathematics education in its
          place, ACCLAIM, April.
      2. Corbett, M. (2008). An analysis of: How Educated are Nova Scotians? Education
          Indicators for the Nova Scotia Genuine Progress Index. A response to GPI
          Atlantic’s education indicators, 13 Feb.
      3. Corbett, M. (2007). Learning to stay: Demographics, social change and
          outmigration on Digby Neck. Submission to the Canadian Environmental
          Assessment Agency Environmental Assessment Panel, Whites Point Quarry and
          Marine Terminal Project, Digby, NS, 27 June.
      4. Corbett, M. & Kelly T. (2006). Response to the Bilcon environmental impact
          statement (Whites Point Quarry and Marine Terminal Project): Social research
          methodology and findings. Report presented to the Little River Citizens Group
          and The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.
      5. Corbett, M. & Mulcahy, D. (2006). Education on a human scale: Small rural
          schools in a modern context. Report prepared for the Municipality of the County
          of Cumberland. (160 pages)
      6. Corbett, M. (2005). Presentation to the White’s Point Quarry and Marine
          Terminal Project Joint Review Panel. Horton District High School, 8 January.
      7. Corbett, M. (2004). Edumometrics. A discussion paper on educational evaluation
          and assessment for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
      8. Corbett, M., Wright, A., & Monette, M. J. (2003). Visions and Learnings: Policy
          narrative for Nova Scotia 1990-2002. Paper prepared for the Multi-university
          Collaborative Research Initiative – L’evolution actuelle du personnel de
          l’enseignment prescholaire, primaire et secondaire. January.
      9. Wright, A., Monette, M. J. Corbett, M. (2003). Newfoundland and Labrador
          Policy Narrative. Paper prepared for the Multi-university Collaborative Research
          Initiative – L’evolution actuelle du personnel de l’enseignment prescholaire,
          primaire et secondaire. January.
      10. Wright, A., Monette, M. J. & Corbett, M. (2003). Prince Edward Island Policy
          Narrative. Paper prepared for the Multi-university Collaborative Research
          Initiative – L’evolution actuelle du personnel de l’enseignment prescholaire,
          primaire et secondaire. January.
      11. Corbett, M. (1996). Research Report on Outcome Based Education. Halifax, NS:
          Nova Scotia Teachers Union Curriculum Committee (81 pages).
      12. Corbett, M. (1992). Dropping Out in Digby: An analysis of early school leaving in
          a coastal community. Digby, NS: Digby District School Board (58 pages).
Invited Addresses
      1.    Corbett, M. (2011). Rural Education and the PISA: What the Periphery Might
            Have to Teach the Metropolis, Keynote address, Challenges and solutions
            connected to education in rural areas, University of Tromsø, 23 October.
      2.    Corbett, M. (2011). How Can Theory Make Me a Better Teacher?: Educational
            Thought and Place-sensitive Education, University of Tromsø , 24 October.
      3.    Corbett, M. (2011). The small school in a big box world: Why Alberta and Ontario
            should emulate Nova Scotia. Keynote address, Small Communities Research
            Workshop, Mount Allison University, 23 September.
      4.    Corbett, M. (2011). Introduction of Paul Bennett at book launch for Vanishing
            schools threatened communities, Dartmouth NS, 4 May.
      5.    Corbett, M. (2011). Can we define what rural is anymore? Mount Allison
            University, 25 April.
      6.    Corbett, M. (2011). Ya, they are heading for the cities, but is there anything we can
            do? Keynote address CESA conference on rural education, Wausau Wisconsin, 16
            February.
      7.    Corbett, M. (2011). The Canadian rural education policy landscape. Keynote
            address at the International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education,
            Guanzhou South Korea, 10 February.
      8.    Corbett, M. (2011). Putting Mathematics in its Place. Presentation to the
            Appalachian Collaborative Centre for Learning, Assessment and Instruction, Los
            Angeles, 26 January.
      9.    Corbett, M. (2010). Learning to Leave, Learning to Stay, Learning to Return:
            Enhancing Education Opportunities for Young People in Local Maritime
            Communities. Conference at Seven Days Work Institute, Grand Manan, 28-29
            August.
      10.   Corbett, M. (2010). The REAL network: Toward an international rural literacies
            collective. Seminar at the University of Oulu, Finland, 21 July.
      11.   Corbett, M. (2010). The battle to save small schools: Some practical advice.
            Address to Concerned Parents Group, Antigonish Nova Scotia, 23 April.
      12.   Corbett, M. (2010). Rural youth migration and education. Youth Research
            Symposium: A Dialogue between Stakeholders and Researchers , Moncton NB, 4-5
            March.
      13.   Corbett, M. (2010). On the horns of a dilemma: Two big stories in rural education.
            Keynote address, rural education conference. Wausau, Wisconsin. 18 February
            (cancelled due to weather)
      14.   Corbett, M (2010). Comfort and racism in rural Nova Scotia, Workshop with
            Community Connections – AVRSB administrators, 26 January.
      15.   Corbett, M. (2009). What educational policy might look like if rural communities
            mattered. Address delivered to NSCC staff Middleton Campus, 26 November.
16.   Corbett, M. (2009). Thinking about rural space. Address at Mersey-Tobiatic
      Research Institute. 6 August.
17.   Corbett, M. (2009). When school doesn’t work: Resistances and rural space.
      University of Oulu Finland, May 11.
18.   Corbett, M. (2009). What good is theory to me?: Becoming a rural teacher.
      University of Oulu, Finland, 12 May.
19.   Corbett, M. (2009). Rural schooling in an urban world. “Life in Place” research
      workshop, Raattama, Kittila, Finland, May 7.
20.   Corbett, M. (2009). Methodological issues in community ethnography. Online
      presentation to The Appalachian Collaborative Center for Learning, Assessment,
      and Instruction in Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 21 April.
21.   Corbett, M. (2009). Video and literacy: Some lessons from a project in rural
      Canada. The School of Teacher Education Research and Scholarship Seminar,
      Charles Sturt University, Bathurst NSW, 30 March.
22.   Corbett, M. (2009). A lens on school: Theorizing film-making as a new literacy.
      Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures, University of South
      Australia, Adelaide, SA, 23 February.
23.   Corbett, M. (2009). Video ensemble Process: What does it look like? University of
      South Australia, Adelaide, SA, 17 February.
24.   Corbett, M. (2008). A lens on place: Place based education in a Canadian rural
      community. Buffalo State College, Buffalo NY, 5 November.
25.   Corbett, M. (2008). Answering my sister's question: The critical importance of
      education for diversity in those spaces where we think we are all the same.
      Mississippi State College, Jackson MS, 8 May.
26.   Corbett, M. (2008) Rural education in Canada: Toward a policy landscape,
      Presentation to the School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan, 1 April.
27.   Corbett, M. (2008). If we don’t teach them to leave, what do we teach them?
      Presentation to the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan, 31 March.
28.   Corbett, M. (2008). Learning to Leave, a view from the east. U. of Saskatchewan,
      29 March.
29.   Corbett, M. (2008). Mobility in my blood. Mt. Allison University, 14 March.
30.   Corbett, M. (2007). Changing places, changing spaces: Globalization, rural
      transformations, mobility and ambivalence in youth educational decision making.
      Address the Workshop on Migration, Education and Socio-Economic Mobility,
      University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 6 November,.
31.   Corbett, M. (2007). Some critical reflections on literacy and illiteracy.
      International Day for Literacy keynote address, Acadia University, 10 September.
32.   Corbett, M. (2007). The genesis of Learning to Leave. Book talk, Amherst Regional
      Library, 12 June.
33.   Corbett, M. (2007). Learning to leave and leaving to learn. Community book talk
      #1, Admiral Digby Museum, 31 May.
34.   Corbett, M. (2007). What I think this book is about: The book review I would write.
      Book launch address, Acadia University, 25 April.
      35.   Corbett, M. (2007). Efficiency, democracy and inclusive education. Address the the
            annual policy convention of the Nova Scotia PC Party, Halifax, NS, 12 February.
      36.   Corbett, M. (2006). Small Schools in Rural Communities. Presentation to the
            Chignecto Central Regional School Board. Truro NS, 5 April.
      37.   Corbett, M. (2006). The small rural schools study. Presentation to the Municipal
            Council of Cumberland County, Amherst NS, 20 March.
      38.   Corbett, M. (2005). Some policy implications of the Learning to Leave thesis.
            Presentation Education Alternatives: Prince County Post-Secondary Education
            Initiative. Summerside PEI, 27 October.
      39.   Corbett, M. (2005). What kind of an act is teaching? Address to the B.Ed.
            graduation dinner. 16 February.
      40.   Corbett, M. (2004). Do high stakes tests contribute to the quality of public
            education? An address presented to Coming together: Collaboration and quality
            public education, Nova Scotia Teachers Union, Halifax, NS, 18 November.
      41.   Corbett, M. (2004). Where I belong: Socio-spatial identity in a coastal community.
            Presentation to the Tri-County District School Board, 5 May.
      42.   Corbett, M. (2004). Data stories for a postmodern world. Presentation to the
            Annual Conference of the NS Educational Leadership Consortium, 29 April.
      43.   Corbett, M. (2003). Educating the country out of the child and educating the child
            out of the country. Address to the N.S. Educational Leadership Consortium, 1
            December.
      44.   Corbett, M. (2003). Knowing a duck from a goose in an age of smoke and mirrors:
            Education in the real world. Address to the annual conference of the Nova Scotia
            School Board Association, Smith’s Cove, NS, 6 June .

Newspaper Articles/Op-Ed Pieces

      1.    Corbett, M. (2011). A scholarly look at Nova Scotia's educational history, Halifax
            Chronicle Herald. 30 July.
      2.    Corbett, M. (2008). Educational scoring system flawed; GPI yardstick a far better
            measure, Halifax Chronicle Herald. 15 March.
      3.    Corbett, M. (2007). A lesson in arithmetic, Op-ed. Halifax Chronicle Herald. 14
            Nov.
      4.    Corbett, M. (2007). The educational equivalent of the War Measures Act, Op-ed.
            Halifax Chronicle Herald. 9 January.
      5.    Reprinted in the British Columbia School Trustees Federation Digest, 11January.
      6.    Corbett, M. (2005). Literacy: Choice not control, key. Op-ed. Halifax Chronicle
            Herald. 12 May.
      7.    Corbett, M. (2004). The Learning Tower of PISA. Op-ed. Halifax Chronicle
            Herald. 4 December.
                Republished by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives at
                   http://www.policyalternatives.ca/index.cfm?act=news&call=995&do=artic
                   le&pA=BB736455)
      8.    Corbett, M. (2002). Quarry in the wrong place. Op-ed. Halifax Chronicle
            Herald. 4 August.



Newspaper Interviews

      1.    Beswick, A. (2011). Parents urge Strait Board to keep three small schools, Halifax
            Chronicle Herald, 3 March.
      2.    LeBlanc, C. (2010). Small schools beneficial, Antigonish Casket, 25 April 2010.
      3.    Proudfoot, S. (2009). Goodbye small town North America, CanWest News
            Services, Vancouver Sun, Regina Leader-Post, Ottawa Citizen, 11 October.
      4.    Lipscombe, K. (2008). School board quitting NS association, Halifax Chronicle
            Herald, 21 December. This interview was also quoted in the Cape Breton Post, 5
            January.
      5.    Lipscombe, K. (2007). An all-boys school for Halifax, 18 December.
      6.    Kellner, J. (2007). Issues in outmigration from Atlantic Canada. Canadian Press
            Wire Service, 7 December.
      7.    Lipscombe, K. (2007). Schools teach children ‘to leave’ their communities
            Prof’s book is a case study of education in Digby Neck, Halifax Chronicle Herald,
            23 June.
      8.    Moreira, C. (2007). Rural kids not learning to stay: Author says we’re teaching
            children ‘road out of town route to success’, Halifax Chronicle Herald, 19 June.
      9.    Toal, K. (2007). Rural education failing students, Bedford Sackville Daily News, 9
            August. http://www.bedfordsackvillenews.ca/index.cfm?sid=52754&sc=218
      10.   Meek, J. (2007). The battle of Digby Neck: Quarry plan pits neighbour against
            neighbour, Halifax Chronicle Herald, 15 June.
      11.   Starratt, K. (2007). ‘Failure’ of rural living, Kentville Advertiser, 10 May.
      12.   Conrad, R. (2007). Halifax’s one-man school board ready for his first test. Halifax
            Chronicle Herald, 30 January.
      13.   Conrad, R. (2005). Studying solutions. Halifax Chronicle Herald, 24 April.
      14.   Conrad, R. (2005). The real pluses and minuses of standardized tests. Halifax
            Chronicle Herald, 19 April.
      15.   Nicoll, C. (2004). The kids are OK. Halifax Daily News, 9 December.
      16.   Nicoll, C. (2004). Standard tests no real measure, conference told. Halifax Daily
            News, 19 November.
      17.   MacDonald, J. (2004). The struggle to stay at home. Digby Courier, 9 June.




Radio Interviews
         1.   Corbett, M. and others with Connely D. (2011). Education Panel, CBC
              Information Morning (regional broadcast), 31 March.
         2.   Corbett, M. & Rogers, S. (2007). Learning to Leave. Sounds like Canada, CBC
              Radio 1 (national broadcast), 26 November.
         3.   Corbett, M. & Halavresos, C. (2007). Do schools teach rural youth that they must
              abandon their communities in order to be a success? CBC Radio 1 Maritime
              Noon (regional broadcast), 26 April.
         4.   Corbett, M. & Looker, D. (2007). Teaching teachers to teach with technology.
              Wolfville Community Radio (local broadcast), Accessed on 14 April:
              http://ryakuga.mypodcast.com/rss.xml
         5.   Corbett, M. & Klassen, C. (2005). CBC Radio 1 Mainstreet interview analyzing
              the provincial budget (regional broadcast), 26 April.

Poetry

         1.   Corbett, M. (2006). Your cheese and salami sandwich, The English Journal,
              95(6), 100.
         2.   Corbett, M. (2005). An atheist mourns. The Antigonish Review, (141/142),
              194-195.

Film and Visual Art

         1.   Corbett, M. with Wilson, T. (2011). Putting Mathematics education it its place: In
              conversation with David Reid and Christine Knipping (film).
         2.   Exhibit of work in the 17th Acadia Art Exhibition, January-March, 2008
         3.   Corbett, M. (2005). The reluctant millionaire (film).
         4.   Exhibit of work in the 13th Acadia Art Exhibition, January-March, 2004




Service
University Committees
       1.    Interuniversity Committee on Teacher Education, 2011-
       2.    Interuniversity Doctoral Administrative Committee, 2011-
       3.    SSHRC Graduate Scholarship Adjudication Committee, 2011
       4.    University Planning Committee, 2010-
       5.    Students With Disabilities That Affect Learning Committee, 2010-
       6.    University Senate, 2009-
       7.    DRC Cognate, Department of English, 2009-2010
       8.    Article 25.55 Committee, 2007-08
       9.    Departmental Review Team (Psychology), 2007
       10.   Committee on Research Excellence, 2006-2008
       11.   Institute for Civic Engagement, Planning Committee, 2005-06
       12.   University Research Plan Special Committee, 2005
       13.   Curriculum Committee, 2002-2004
       14.   Article 25.55 Committee, 2003-2004
       15.   SSHRCC Special Institutional Grant Adjudication Committee, 2003-04
       16.   SSHRCC Aid to Small Universities Grant Adjudication Committee, 2003-04

Departmental Committees

      1.     B. Ed. Admissions Committee (Chair), 2009-2011
      2.     Departmental Hiring Committee, 2006-07
      3.     Advisor, Education Society, 2005-08
      4.     Scholarship Committee, 2004-06
      5.     Practicum Review Committee, 2005-06
      6.     B.Ed. Program Committee, 2005-06
      7.     Field Experience Committee, 2005-06
      8.     Program Planning Committee, 2005-06
      9.     McConnell Foundation Project Team Leader, 2003-2006

Acadia University Faculty Association Committees

      1.     Member of the Negotiating Team for the 12th Collective Agreement, 2006-2007
      2.     Member of the pre-Negotiation Committee on Working Conditions, 2006-2007

Canadian Society for the Study of Education

       1.    President, Socinet, Canadian Association for the Foundations of Education, 2010-
Community and Professional Liaison Activity

      1.     Advisory committee, Lunenburg Academy, 2011-
     2.    Advisor to the committee on the future of the Lunenburg Academy, 2011
     3.    Consultant to the Antigonish County Save our Schools Committee, 2010
     4.    Community celebration for Kings County Academy, November 2009
     5.    Advisor to the Argyle Community Action Group in Defence of Small Schools,
           Argyle Manitoba, 2008
     6.    Nova Scotia Department of Education- University Liaison Committee on
           Language Arts curriculum, 2006-08
     7.    Witness/Expert Presenter, Government of Canada, Environmental Protection
           Agency Hearings, White’s Cove Marine Terminal Project, 2006-2007
     8.    Consultant, Municipality of the County of Cumberland, Amherst, NS, 2005-06
     9.    Advisor to Education Alternatives: Prince County Post-Secondary Education
           Initiative, Summerside PEI, 2005-06
     10.   Co-organizer, One day conference entitled: Education beyond the city: Does
           rurality matter? March 23, 2005
     11.   Consultant, Little River Citizen’s Group (White’s Cove Marine Terminal Project),
           2004-2007
     12.   Nova Scotia Department of Education, Consultation for Learning for Life II,
           2004-05
     13.   Nova Scotia Department of Education- University Liaison Committee on
           Language Arts curriculum, 2002-2004
     14.   Bay of Fundy Marine Resource Centre, Fishermen’s Study Group, 2004-2006
     15.   Research Associate, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2003- present
     16.   Co-organizer, One-day conference. The Centre for Rural Education and
           Sustainability: An exploratory workshop, November, 2003
     17.   Nova Scotia Department of Education, Elementary Language Arts Assessment
           consultation group, April, 2003
     18.   Dean’s Forum, Atlantic Provinces Educational Foundation university liaison
           group, February, 2003




Referees
Dr. Ann Vibert
Director
School of Education
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
Canada
B4P 2R6

Telephone: 902-585-1229
Email: ann.vibert@acadiau.ca


Dr. Heather Hemming
Dean
Faculty of Professional Studies
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
Canada
B4P 2R6

Telephone: 902-585-1597
Email: heather.hemming@acadiau.ca


Dr. David MacKinnon
Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
Canada
B4P 2R6

Telephone: 902-585-1498
Email: david.mackinnon@acadiau.ca

				
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