Marcea Ingersoll

Marcea Ingersoll is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Her current research is situated at the crossroads of methodology, identity, multimodality, new literacies and digital spaces. Building on her previous work on international schools, her postdoctoral research lays the groundwork for the innovative methodological approaches to the study of literacy practices at Canadian schools around the globe.


Honours and Awards:

2014: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship

2013: Queen’s Graduate Award

2013: American Educational Research Association Division B Seminar Scholarship $200

2013: Nominated for the Rose A. Freeman Teaching Assistant Award

2012: SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

2012: Graduate Dean’s Doctoral Field Travel Award

2012: Nominated for Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award

2010: SSHRC Joseph Armand-Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship

2010: Tri-Council Recipient Recognition Award

2010: Ontario Graduate Scholarship. (Declined)

2009: SSHRC Joseph Armand-Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarship

2009: Ontario Graduate Scholarship. (Declined)

2008: R.S. McLaughlin Fellowship

2008: Queen’s Graduate Awards

2007: Millenium Bursary, Province of New Brunswick


Selected Publications:

Ingersoll, M. (2014) Curriculum Windows: Frames of Possibility. Journal of Transnational Curriculum Inquiry, 11(1), pp. 44-54.

Taylor, C., Hutchinson, N. L., Ingersoll, M., Dalton, C., Dods, J., Godden, L., Chin, P., & de Lugt, J. (2014, forthcoming). Preventing vulnerable youth from getting “lost in transition”: At-risk youth find work hope in work-based education. Exceptionality Education International.

Ingersoll, M. (Ed.). (2013). Graduate Student Symposium: Selected Papers Vol. 6. Kingston, ON: Queen’s University.

Ingersoll, M. (2012). Narrative insights: A creative space for learning. Learning Landscapes, 6(1), pp. 215-221.

Ingersoll, M. (Ed.). (2011). Graduate Student Symposium: Selected Papers Vol. 5. Kingston, ON: Queen’s University.

Ingersoll, M. (2010). How to teach with statistics: Not so scary after all! School Libraries in Canada, 28(1), pp. 103-104.

Bond, S., Girgrah, A., Burrow, J., Ingersoll, M., Vander Meulen, C., Spaling, M., & Areepattamannil, S. (2009) World of Learning: Canadian post-secondary students and the study abroad experience. Ottawa: Canadian Bureau of International Education.

Ingersoll, M. (1996). Eternal indenture: Colonial legacy in the poetry of David Dabydeen. In Ethnocentric Perspectives: A View of Our Own, pp. 523–530. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Gapena & The National University of Malaysia.


Selected Recent Conference Presentations:

Ingersoll, M. (May, 2014). Travelling Tales of Teaching Lives: International Teaching in Cosmopolitan Times. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Ingersoll, M. (April, 2014). “How Come All the Teachers Are White?” Exploring Globalization and Teacher Identity at International Schools. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ingersoll, M. (May, 2013). “I want to be a teacher. It doesn’t matter where”: Canadian teachers in international contexts. 22nd Malaysian English Language Teaching Association Conference. Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Ingersoll, M., Taylor, C., Hutchinson, N. L., Dalton, C., Dods, J., Godden, L., Chin, P., & de Lugt, J. (June, 2013). “I’m actually learning about my future”: Student Perspectives on Work-Based Education Programs. International Conference on Learning & Teaching 2013, Taylor’s University, Malaysia.

Ingersoll, M. (February, 2013). To story the teaching self: Confronting a curriculum of difficulty. 6th Biennial Provoking Curriculum Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario.

Ingersoll, M. (November, 2012). Becoming an International Teacher. Sixth Annual Working Conference on Research in Teacher Education, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

Ingersoll, M. (May, 2012). Because they can afford it, or because of how they think? A social cognitive perspective on international school choice. Presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.

Ingersoll, M. (May, 2012). Notions of Home in the Experience of International Teaching: Canadian Perspectives. Presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education Conference, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario.