Johanna M. Selles

Johanna Selles 

Associate Professor of Christian Education

R.N., B.A., University of Western Ontario
M. Phil, M.A., McMaster University
M.L.S., Southern Connecticut University
Ed. D., University of Toronto

Office: Room 211
Tel.: (416) 585-4549
Fax: (416) 585-4516

Teaching & Research Interests

Johanna Selles is Associate Professor of Christian Education and the Director of the Master of Religious Education program. She is the author of Methodists and Women's Education in Ontario, 1825-1936 (1996); A History of the World Student Christian Federation, 1895-1920 (Pickwick, 2011); and Compassionate Communities: Educating for Justice (Wipf and Stock, 2011), as well as the forthcoming Educating for Empathy: A Workbook (Wipf and Stock, 2012).

Courses Taught

EMP1431HS: Introduction to Christian Education/Faith Formation

EMP3266: Spirituality and Health

EMP3476: Creativity and Spirituality

EMP3422: Educating for Justice

EMP3422/VIC351: Learning Communities


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Other Resources


Religious Education Association

Canadian History of Education Association

History of Education Association (U.S.)

Links to other organizations or resources with a focus on education:

Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Transformative Learning Center, OISE

Catalyst Center Popular Education

Global Learning Partners

Wellesley Institute

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