Dr. Robert McGray

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Available for Graduate Advisement

Dr. Robert McGray, Faculty of Education, Brock University

St. Catharines, ON
905 688 5550 x5138

Dr. McGray’s research focuses on the articulation of social theory and critical public pedagogy. His research and writing have garnered numerous awards and accolades including funding from SSHRC. Dr. McGray has also served an Associate Editor with The Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education as well as President for the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education.

Dr. McGray’s current research projects examine how debt and austerity agendas impact learners. He is also a primary investigator on a grant that aims to provide community educators tools to engage people with social media to counter hate-speech. His university career in teaching and research has spanned the West Indies, Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.

  • PhD. (University of Alberta) Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education.
  • Master of Arts in Education (Mount Saint Vincent University).
  • Bachelor of Arts (Dalhousie University).
  • Certificate in Adult Education (Dalhousie University).
  • Critical Social Theory
  • Adult Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • Community Development Education
  • Education for the Prevention of Hate Speech
  • Public Pedagogy
  • Political Economy and Education
  • Hate Speech and Education
  • Citizenship Education
  • ADED 2F90
  • EDUC 5P30
  • EDUC 5P35
  • EDUC 5P52