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, where he also serves as the Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Leadership. 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. He is also co-editor of Teaching Online: Stories from Within (2014), and editor of Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators (2017).


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