Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

Scholarship that makes a difference

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A uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada’s finest educational scholars and researchers.

Three Nova Scotia universities have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today’s rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.


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Comprehensive Portfolio Presentation

Student: Joel Murphy

Supervisor: Dr. Krista Ritchie

Time & Date: June 8th at 2pm ADT


Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defense

Student: Michael McGuire

Supervisor: Dr. Valda Leighteizer

Time & Date: June 13th at 1pm ADT



Student: Mohamed Kharbach

Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Manning

Time & Date: June 15th at 11am ADT



Student: Margaret Garnier

Supervisor: Dr. Leona English

Time & Date: June 22nd at 2pm ADT


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