David Young, PhD

David Young, PhD

Professor and Chair, Curriculum and Leadership
Xavier Hall
(902) 867-2215

Dr. David Young is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Education at St Francis Xavier University as well as a Resident Fellow of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government. Dr. Young currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Leadership, and he is also past Chair of the Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies. Dr. Young’s research is focused on the broad topic of educational administration and policy. More particularly, his current writing deals with issues pertaining to law and education. His work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including CAPSLE Comments, the Education & Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, and the Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations. Dr. Young is co-editor of Teaching Online: Stories from Within (2014), editor of Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators (2017), and co-editor of Readiness for the Field: Perspectives from Within the Triangle of Teacher Education (2018). 


EDUC 434: Contemporary Issues in Public Education; EDUC 436: Inclusive Practices II; EDUC 505: Introduction to Educational Research; EDUC 567: School Law; GEDU 9004: Focused Educational Studies