Dr. Heba Elsherief

Adjunct professor, University of Ottawa, University of Toronto

Heba Elsherief is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto and a recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship. Her research considers social theoretical underpinnings and diverse representations in Young Adult literature and how this may impact critical literacy pedagogy and curriculum. Previously, she taught high school English; currently, she teaches children’s literature classes at Seneca College.


  • 2019–present
    Adjunct professor, University of Ottawa


  • 2019 
    University of Toronto, PhD, Language and Literacies Education
  • 2014 
    University of Toronto, Master of Arts, English Literature