Wendy Kraglund-Gauthier, PhD

Associate Dean (Research) | Chair of MEAE

Wendy Kraglund-Gauthier is an educator, researcher, and consultant with over 25 years’ experience in K–12, post-secondary, and adult learning contexts. Central to her work is achieving and facilitating sound teaching pedagogy, including ways universal design for learning principles and technologies can be used in face-to-face and online spaces to promote collaborative, safe learning for students of diverse ages, abilities, and backgrounds, all with a lens of social justice. Additional areas of interest include leadership, mentorship, and workplace and personal skills development. Her consultant work focuses on workplace development, including essential skills and employability skills curriculum writing, and training workshops, and community-based capacity-building. Wendy holds a PhD in Education, a Masters in Adult Education, BEd, BA, and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Leadership and Management). Wendy is the Associate Dean (Research) and Chair, Adult Education for Yorkville’s Faculty of Education.

Research Interests: workplace learning, program evaluation, and cultural competencies using participatory action research and mixed methods.