Brenda Trofanenko

Canada Research Chair in Education, Culture, and Community

Acadia University

Dr. Brenda Trofanenko is Canada Research Chair in Education, Culture and Community at the School of Education at Acadia University. Her research interests include Social Theory, Sociology of Education, History Education, Historical Consciousness, Museum Studies, Qualitative Research, Digital Humanities and Community Informatics. Her most recent publications include:

Trofanenko, B. (2017). “We Tell Stories to Live”: The Limits of   Oral History as a Pedagogical Encounter.  In K. Llewellyn & N. Ng Fook   (Eds.), History and Education: Theories, Dilemmas, and Practices. Palgrave.

Segall, A. & Trofanenko, B. (2016). The Victoria and Albert Museum: A subversive, playful pedagogy in action. In D. Clover (Ed.) Adult education and museums: Social and cultural animation for change. Rotterdam: Sense Publishing.

Trofanenko, B. (2016). Public pedagogy in a museum: CMIP21, for example. In V. Gosselin & P. Livingstone (Eds.), Museums and Historical Consciousness. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press.