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Michael Welton, Ph. D.

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Michael Welton received his Ph. D. from the University of B.C. in The History of Education. From 1983 to 1995, he taught graduate courses in adult education theory and practice at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. From 1995 to 2003, he worked at Mt. St. Vincent University, creating a graduate program in adult education for the Maritimes and Jamaica.

He has written many books and articles in educational history and critical social theory. His biography, Little Mosie from the Margaree: a Biography of Moses Michael Coady, won the Okes Award for scholarship. His most recent work is Designing the Just Learning Society: a Critical Inquiry.

Dr. Welton lives with his wife, Carmen, in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.

Updated September 16 2014 by Students & Academic Services

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