Dr. Darren Lund

Dr. Darren Lund is a Professor in the Werklund School of Education where his research examines social justice activism. He earned a PhD from UBC, and was a Red Deer high school teacher for 16 years; in his rookie year, Darren formed an award-winning student activist program, Students and Teachers Opposing Prejudice (STOP). Darren has published over 300 articles, book chapters, and books, including Revisiting the Great White North? Reframing Whiteness, Privilege, and Identity in Education (2015, Sense Publishers).
Darren has been recognized with a number of honours, including the 2015 ATA Educational Research Award, the inaugural 2013 Alberta Hate Crimes Awareness Award, the 2012 Scholar-Activist Award from the American Educational Research Association (Critical Educators for Social Justice), and was named a Reader’s Digest National Leader in Education, and one of Red Deer’s Top Educators of the Century.