Danielle Lorenz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta. Danielle has been a research assistant on historic Métis labour migration for the On the Move Partnership since 2015. She is also the 2018 Managing Editor (English) for the Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education, a long-time copyeditor for the Alberta Journal for Educational Research (AJER), and an archival researcher for Gunn Métis Local 55. Danielle’s dissertation research examines the always-already existence of white settler colonialism within Alberta education systems. Other research interests include the likelihood of decolonization in higher education and K-12 systems of education, the pervasive nature of whiteness, autoethnography, syndactyly, critical disability studies, critical theory, and social media as a research tool.
Gaudry, A., and Lorenz, D. (Forthcoming 2018). “Decolonization for the masses.” In E. Tuck & K. W. Yang, Indigenous and decolonizing studies in Education. London, UK: Routledge.
Lorenz, D. (Forthcoming 2018). “The pedagogy of the pit: Punk, introspection, and effective teacher practice.” In K. C. Schmitz, & N. Grant (Eds.), Radical youth pedagogy: Flipping the script on the culture of schooling. New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Lorenz, D. (2017). “Reversing racism in the time of reconciliation? Settler colonialism, race, and Alberta teachers.” Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education. 45 pages.
Lorenz, D. (2013). “Dream weaving as praxis: Turning culturally inclusive education and anti-racist education into a decolonial pedagogy.” In Education, 19(2), 30-56.