Chris Gilham, PhD

Chris Gilham, PhD

Associate Professor
203
Xavier Hall
(902) 867-3764

Chris Gilham, MA, PhD has worked as an educator for over 20 years. He has taught grades three to nine in regular and special education settings in Japan, Ontario, and Alberta and he has worked as a Behaviour and Mental Health Consultant for the Calgary Board of Education. Chris very much enjoys the supervision of pre-service teachers during their internships as well as supervising MEd thesis and doctoral dissertation students. Chris teaches courses related to: programming for students with different, often complex needs; mental health literacy; and critical research literacy. His current research is focussed on mental health literacy for educators and boys-specific groups for developing healthy relationships with themselves and those around them. His committee service focusses on the university’s teaching awards, departmental evaluation of colleagues, and benefits and contracts committee for the faculty association.

Courses

EDUC 436: Inclusive Practices II; EDUC 508: Critical Research Literacy; EDUC521I: Approaches to Mental Health; EDUC 447: Mental Health Education