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Dr. Lynn Fels



Lynn Fels is Professor at Simon Fraser University in Arts Education. Her research interests include: performative inquiry; writing as inquiry, pedagogy, & reflection; collaborative research creation; participatory action research with women with incarceration experience; arts for social change in Canada; social circus in Ecuador; evaluation as pedagogy & dialogue; reimagining knowledge representation; moments of resistance, vulnerability, openings that tug on one's sleeve as action sites of inquiry & learning. She co-authored Exploring Curriculum: Performative Inquiry, Role Drama & Learning, with Dr. George Belliveau; and co-editor of Arresting Hope (Inanna Press, 2014) and Releasing Hope (Inanna Press, 2020), collections of writings by women with incarceration experience, and those working with them. She was the director for Women Giving Birth to a Red Pepper (2013), and Imperfect Perfections (2018) with Dr. Celeste Snowber, and former editor of Educational Insights.