GS10 Speakers

Dr Wayne Martino


Professor of Equity and Social Justice Education, Faculty of Education and Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

Dr Martino teaches in the Faculty of Education and in the Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research at the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He researches in the field of gender and sexuality studies in Education. Since the early 90s his research has focused on boys’ education, masculinities and schooling, and, more recently on addressing gender diversity and gender democratization in the education system. He has published extensively on these topics, and is senior editor of the international book series: Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education (New York). He was also one of the chief investigators of an Australian government funded study in 2000, entitled: Addressing the Educational Needs of Boys.  His books include: What about the boys? Issues of masculinity and schooling (with Bob Meyenn, 2001, Open University Press, UK); So what's a boy? Addressing issues of masculinity and schooling (2003, with Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, Open University Press, UK); Boys and schooling: Beyond structural reform (2009, with Bob Lingard and Martin Mills, Palgrave, USA); The problem with boys’ education: Beyond the backlash (2009, with Michael Kehler & Marcus Weaver Hightower, Routledge, USA) and Gender, race and the politics of role modeling: The influence of male teachers (with Goli Rezai-Rashti, New York: Routledge).