Casey Burkholder

Associate Professor

PhD

Education, Faculty of

Marshall d'Avray Hall 351

Fredericton

casey.burkholder@unb.ca
1 506 453 4605



Education

  • PhD: Educational Studies – McGill University (2018)
  • M.A.: Educational Studies – Concordia University (2013)
  • B.Ed: Secondary (English, Social Studies) – Acadia University (2008)
  • B.A. (Hons.): History – University of Manitoba (2006)

Areas of interest

Participatory visual research methodologies; qualitative and ethnographic research methodologies; cellphilms (cellphone video production); DIY art and activism; fieldnotes; gender; identity; belonging; youth activism; critical social studies education.

Graduate teaching

  • ED 6102 – Introduction to Research Methodologies
  • ED 6904 – Introduction to Critical Studies
  • ED 6118 – Participatory Visual Research Methodologies for Teaching, Research & Social Change
  • ED 6119 – Theories, Research-Informed Pedagogies & Ethical Issues in Sex Education

Undergraduate teaching

  • ED 5213 – Issues in Visual Education
  • ED 5621 – Introduction to Social Studies in Elementary Education
  • ED 5625 – Introduction to Teaching Secondary Social Studies
  • ED 5050 – Practicum Supervision
  • ED 3641 – Geography in Education

Selected writing

Edited books

Burkholder, C. & Thompson, J. (2020). Fieldnotes in education and social science research: Approaches, practices, and ethical considerations. New York, NY: Routledge.

MacEntee, K., Burkholder, C., & Schwab-Cartas, J. (Eds.). (2016). What’s a cellphilm?: Integrating mobile phone technology into participatory visual research and activism. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Peer review articles

Saul, R. & Burkholder, C. (2020). Intellectualizing Whiteness as a Response to Campus Racism: Some Concerns. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 1-18 doi: 10.1080/01419870.2019.1654116

Saul, R., & Burkholder, C. (2020). Making waste as a practice of freedom: On temporality and time wasting in the academy. Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education, 19 (3).

Burkholder, C. & Thorpe, A. (2019). Cellphilm production as posthumanist research method to explore injustice with queer youth in New Brunswick, Canada. Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology.

Burkholder, C. & Frawley, A. (2019). Revisiting and disrupting uncritical diversity narratives through autoethnography and cellphilming. LEARNing Landscapes, 12(1), 63-76.

Saul, R. & Burkholder, C. (2019). Schooling futures in tension: On competing discourses at a technology education summit. Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy. 1-22. doi: 10.1080/15505170.2019.1611679

Burkholder, C. & Gube, J. (2018). ‘When our racial identities are entangled with our scholarly endeavors’: (Re)presenting the identities of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong. Visual Studies, 1-12.

Burkholder, C., Crump, A., & Godfrey-Smith, L. (2017). Unofficial multilingualism in an intercultural province: Micro-level case studies of policy as lived experience. Journal of Belonging, Identity, Language, and Diversity (J-BILD), 1(1), 5-24.

Burkholder, C. (2017). “Before Occupy Central, I wasn’t concerned”: Examining participatory visual research for social change with Hong Kong based Filipina youth activists. Language and Literacy, 19(2), 56-73.

Burkholder, C. (2016). On keeping public visual fieldnotes as reflexive ethnographic practice. McGill Journal of Education, 51(2), 907-916.

Burkholder, C., Makremalla, M., Abdou, E., Khan, F., & Khoja, N. (2015). Why study power in digital spaces anyway? Considering power and participatory visual methods. Perspectives in Education, 33(4), 6-22.

Filion, M. & Burkholder, C. (2015). Intercultural education for all? A comparative analysis of intercultural educational policies in Quebec and Hong Kong. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 17(2), 21-35.

Book chapters

Thompson, J. & Burkholder, C. (2020). What about fieldnotes? An introduction to the collection. In C. Burkholder & J. Thompson (Eds.), (pp. 1-12). Fieldnotes in qualitative education and social science research: Approaches, practices, and ethical considerations. Routledge.

Burkholder, C. (2020). Analysing visual fieldnotes: Looking back on an archive of comic-style fieldnotes. In C. Burkholder & J. Thompson (Eds.), (pp. 234-248). Fieldnotes in qualitative education and social science research: Approaches, practices, and ethical considerations. Routledge.

Gube, J. & Burkholder, C. (2019). Unresolved tensions in Hong Kong’s racialized discourses: Implications for education of ethnic minorities. In J. Gube & F. Gao (Eds.), Education, ethnicity and inequality in multilingual Asian context, (pp. 105-122). Singapore: Springer.

Downey, A. & Burkholder, C. (2018). (Re)constructing anti-colonial teacher identities through reflexive inquiry. In E. Lyle (Ed). The negotiated self: Employing reflexive inquiry to explore teacher identity (pp. 63-75). Rotterdam: Brill / Sense Publishers.

Mitchell, C., Magubane, S., Burkholder, C., & Saloojee, S. (2018). Ethically significant moments in stirring up memories. In C. Mitchell, D. Pillay & K. Pithouse-Morgan (Eds.) Memory mosaics: Researching teacher professional learning through artful memory-work, (pp. 175-192). New York: Springer. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-97106-3

Burkholder, C. (2018). “Democracy! Not just for locals but for us too!”: Exploring multiethnic young people’s calls for social change in Hong Kong through cellphilms. In P. Carr, M. Hoechsmann & G. Thésée (Eds.) Democracy 2.0: Media, political literacy and education in the era of corporate and (potentially) participatory media, (pp. 195-212). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Burkholder, C. (2018). DIY media-making for social change: Hong Kong’s ethnic minority youth speak back to exclusion and call for social action through cellphilms. In S. Bastien & H. Holmarsdottir (Eds.) Youth as architects of change: Global efforts to advance youth-driven innovation for social change, (pp. 155-174). London: Palgrave MacMillan.

Burkholder, C. (2017). Whose Hong Kong? Cellphilming and civic engagement with ethnic minority youth. In S. Malik, C. Chapain & R. Comunian (Eds.). Community filmmaking: Diversity, innovation, policy and practice, (pp. 45-59). New York, NY and London, UK: Routledge.

Burkholder, C. & MacEntee, K. (2016). Exploring the ethics of a participant-produced cellphilm archive: The complexities of dissemination. In D. Warr, M., Guillemin, S., Cox and Waycott, J. (Eds.), Ethics and visual research methods: Theory, methodology and practice, (pp. 211-224). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

MacEntee, K., Burkholder, C., & Schwab-Cartas, J. (2016). What’s a cellphilm? Introducing the methodology. In K. MacEntee, C. Burkholder, and J. Schwab-Cartas (Eds.). What’s a cellphilm?: Integrating mobile phone technology into participatory visual research and activism, (pp. 1-15). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Burkholder, C. (2016). We are HK too!: Disseminating cellphilms in a participatory archive. In K. MacEntee, C. Burkholder, and J. Schwab-Cartas (Eds.). What’s a cellphilm?: Integrating mobile phone technology into participatory visual research and activism, (pp. 153-170). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Schwab-Cartas, J., MacEntee, K., & Burkholder, C. (2016). Where do we go from here? A conclusion. In K. MacEntee, C. Burkholder, and J. Schwab-Cartas (Eds.). What’s a cellphilm?: Integrating mobile phone technology into participatory visual research and activism, (pp. 199-210). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Mitchell, C. & Burkholder, C. (2015). Chapter 43: Literacies and research as social change. In J. Rowsell and K. Pahl (Eds.). Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies, (pp. 649-662). New York, NY and London, UK: Routledge.

Public lecture

Burkholder, C. (2017, November 23). Mobile Makers: Exploring Community Issues with Youth through Cellphilms (Cellphones + Filmmaking). Faculty of Education Colloquium Series, University of New Brunswick.

Organizing and institutional service

Fredericton Feminist Film Collective, Co-Founder, 2017–present

Queer Heritage Initiative of New Brunswick, Board Member, 2019–present

UNB Research Ethics Board: Faculty of Education Representative, Committee Member, September 2019-2022

UNB Senate Library Committee, July 2018 – June 2021

UNB Gender and Women’s Studies Department, Faculty Advisor, January 2018–Present