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: Nathan King

Supervisor: Dr. Tracy Moniz

Time & Date: November 17th at 11am AST


Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defense

Student: Gary Leyte

Supervisor: Dr. David Young

Time & Date: November 1st at 3pm ADT



Student: Rajean Willis

Supervisor: Dr. Susan Brigham

Time & Date: November 9 at 9am AsT



Student: Bonnie Petersen

Supervisor: Dr. Christine Doe

Time & Date: November 10th at 9:30 am AST



Student: Ellen Carter

Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden

Time & Date: November 15th at 1pm AST


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