Office: Scarfe 2219
- Adolescent Issues
- Cross Cultural Research
- Cultural Studies
- Curriculum Studies Research
- Democracy and Citizenship
- Discourse Analysis
- Higher Education
- Refugee Education
- Social Justice Education
- Teacher Education Research
- Ways of Knowing
- Refugee subjectivity
- Refugee education
- Mental Health & Education
Dr. Sofia Noori is an Assistant Professor at UBC’s Faculty of Education, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy. Before coming to UBC, Dr. Noori taught classes ranging from K-12, college courses, undergraduate classes, and professional teacher training courses across the Greater Tkaronto Area. Dr. Noori’s research and writing focuses on how refugee youth navigate schooling systems in Canada, in the aftermath of living in civil unrest or war, migration, transitory states, refugee camps, and resettlement. Her work is informed by postcolonial theory and developmental psychology. She is working with educators from across the country to develop resources, materials, and strategies to help meet the academic and psychosocial needs of newcomer students from war zones.
Noori, S. (2021, December). The pedagogical reach of Ato-Sekyi Otu. Partisan Universalism Book Launch. Daraja Press, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Noori, S. (2019, May). Schooling Experience of Resettled Refugee Youth. Annual Graduate Conference in Education, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
Noori, S. (2017, May). Subject Formation of Adolescent Refugee in Canada – Case Study of Kim Thuy. Canadian Sociological Association Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Noori, S. (2017, May). Adolescent Refugee in Canada Subject Formation – Case Study of Nahlah Ayed. Canadian Sociological Association Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Noori, S. (2017, May). Adolescent Refugee in Canada Subject Formation – Case Study of Carmen Aguirre. Cultural Studies and Education Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Partisan Universalism: Essays in Honour of Ato Sekyi-Otu. Toronto: Daraja Press, 2021. [co editor, Gamal Abdel Shehid].
Adolescent Refugees in Canada- Subject Formation, Case Study of Kim Thùy.” Political Science Graduate Journal. Montréal: Concordia University Press. 5: 2018.
“Subject Formation of Adolescent Refugees in Canada: A Case Study of Carmen Aguirre.” International Cultural Studies and Education. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2020.
“Pride in a Teardrop- Afghan Diaspora.” Qatrah 1: 8 (Oct. 2005): 20.