Office Location: 742 Atkinson Building
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Jennifer Duncan is the author of Sanctuary & Other Stories and Frontier Spirit: Brave Women of the Klondike, and many short stories, poems, book reviews, etc. published in literary journals and newspapers. She holds degrees in Creative Writing & English Literature and Education from York University, Concordia University, and OISE/University of Toronto and she has attended the Banff Studio for Writers. Out of her research in visual culture arts education and Indigenous pedagogies, she innovated the ground-breaking curriculum that created the Yukon School of Art. She is currently completing her dissertation and a novel and her research interests include: creative writing pedagogy, arts-based inquiry, feminist/postmodernist literary theory, autotheory, psychogeography, women artists, and the kunstlerroman. She believes education should be empowering and employs critical and social justice teaching strategies to build a community of practice in the classroom and support holistic experiential learning.