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Dean, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, University of Calgary

Dianne Gereluk is the dean of Education at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary. Dianne Gereluk’s research examines normative aspects of educational policy and practice particularly related to controversial issues in education, professional ethics, and civics education. She is author of Education and Community (Bloomsbury, 2006), Symbolic Clothing in Schools (Bloomsbury, 2008), and Education, Extremism and Terrorism (Bloomsbury, 2012), Questioning the Classroom: Perspectives on Canadian Education (Oxford University Press, 2016 with Christopher Martin, Bruce Maxwell and Trevor Norris), and Understanding School Choice in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016 with Lynn Bosetti).

Dianne Gereluk is a prominent advocate for education at the local, provincial, and international levels. She is a regular commentator on CTV, CBC and Alberta Primetime on current debates in education in Alberta. Currently, her recent research examines issues of equity and access for rural teachers.


  • –present
    Professor and Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs in Education, University of Calgary