EDUC 5933 P4

Equity and Leadership

This course examines the gendered and cultural nature of leadership. Attention is given to the socio-historical circumstances which have led to a construction of leadership on patriarchal premises. The course focuses on a deconstruction of the concept and practice of leadership and a reconstruction based on democratic and inclusive principles. Prerequisites or Corequisites: EDUC 5913

Instructor: Sylvia Parris-Drummond

Location: Online, synchronous (Zoom) plus Moodle asynchronous
Dates: July 19-30 2021

Zoom sessions planned for 9:30am – 12:30pm (Atlantic time) on the following dates:

July 19, 20, 21, 23; 26, 27, 28, 29, 30


Readings: as distributed by the instructor


  • Organization Theory for Equity and Diversity: Leading Integrated, Socially Just Education, by Colleen A. Capper. New York, NY: Routledge, 2019, ISBN: 978-0415736220
  • Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Whole Hearts. Tough Conversations, by Brene Brown,  ISBN-13 : 978-0399592522