Mona Gleason, University of British Columbia
Children’s varied experiences with social inequality, shaped by race, class, gender, size, and age
Mona Gleason is a Professor (and current Department Head) in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is an historian of education with a focus on the history of children and youth. Mona’s research has focused on children’s varied experiences with social inequality, shaped by race, class, gender, size, and age, and the role that educational and medical professionals have played both in deepening and mitigating inequality. She is the author of two monographs, co-editor of five collections, author of numerous journal articles and book chapters on topics foregrounding the history of children and education in multiple contexts. Her publications appear in publications such as the History of Education Quarterly, the Canadian Historical Review, the Journal of Family History, the Journal of Canadian Studies, and Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures.