Dr. Conor Barker is a teacher, psychologist, and scholar of inclusive education and educational psychology. Dr. Barker has over 15 years of experience in inclusive education as an educational assistant, classroom teacher, special programs teacher, and school psychologist. Dr. Barker earned his B.Ed, B.Mus, and Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CerTESL) (2009) from the University of Saskatchewan, his M.Ed. in School & Counselling Psychology (2011) from the University of Saskatchewan, and his Ph.D. in Education with a specialization in Educational Psychology (2020) from the University of Regina. Dr. Barker’s research area focuses on inclusive practices in rural and minority language contexts, and the development of clinical competency and creative practice within school psychology.
Research Interests: Communities of Practice Research Methods; Behavioural Interventions; Rural School Psychology; Inclusive Education in Minority Language Settings (e.g., French Immersion, Hutterian Education, English as an Additional Language); Learning Disabilities; Forensic School Psychology; Remote Psychological Assessment