Elizabeth J. Meyer has been a classroom teacher, outdoor educator, and a Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program grantee. She has been involved in grassroots education and equity work in the U.S. and Canada for the past 15 years. She completed her M.A. at the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Ph.D. in Education at McGill University in 2007.
Dr. Meyer has worked as an independent consultant, a researcher, and as a lecturer at Concordia and McGill Universities in Montreal, Quebec. She will be joining the faculty in the School of Education at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California in the fall of 2011. Previously, she was an Assistant Professor of Education at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Her work has been published in journals such as Gender and Education, McGill Journal of Education, LEARNing Landscapes, Computers and Education, and The Journal of LGBT Youth. She also has chapters in several books including: Combating Gender Violence in and Around Schools (Leach & Mitchell, eds. 2006), Media Literacy: A Reader (Macedo & Steinberg, eds., 2007), Queering Straight Teachers (Rodriguez & Pinar, eds., 2007), Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia (Mitchell & Reid-Walsh, eds., 2008), Rocking your World (Churchill, ed. 2009) and Diversity and Multiculturalism: A Reader (Steinberg, ed., 2009).