Pauline Sameshima is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies at Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada. She is an editor, curator, curriculum theorist, writer and artist with an interest in mobilizing research, learning across broad audiences, and innovating university-community learning collaborations. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists; the recipient of the 2020 Lakehead Building Research Capacity Award and the 2019 Lakehead Contributions to Research Award. Her book awards include an outstanding book award from the Society of Professors of Education for the interdisciplinary research methodology book Parallaxic Praxis.
Pauline's background includes elementary public school teaching, administration, and pre-service teacher education. Her professional interests include community-engaged research and arts integrated studies through the lenses of curriculum theory, cultural studies, reparative pedagogies, contemplative inquiry, feminist studies, social justice, applied health sciences, and sustainability. Pauline is certified in SomaYoga instruction (RYT 500) and Level 1 Yoga Therapy (International SomaYoga Institute).
Curator of GALLERIES@LAKEHEADU
Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies