Conference Presentations

Elizabeth J. Meyer, Ph.D.

Meyer, E. (2010, April) Teachers, Sexual Orientation, and the Law in Canada: A Human Rights Perspective. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Denver, CO.

Meyer, E. (2009, December 6) Introducing gender and sexual diversity in teacher education: Seven foundational approaches. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. University of Illinois-Chicago, Illinois.

 Meyer, E. (2009, March 14 & May 2) Gender, bullying, and harassment: Strategies to end sexism and homophobia in schools.  Workshop presented at the 16th Annual True Colors conference, Storrs, CT & GLSEN Boston conference, Boston, MA.

Meyer, E. (2008, June 2) How teachers understand and apply bullying and harassment policies in secondary schools in Quebec. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration.  Vancouver, BC.

Meyer, E. (2008, March 26) The phenomenology of teacher identities: Representations in found poetry Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY. 

Meyer, E. (2008, March 28). Policy in Practice: How teachers understand and apply school policy in cases of bullying and harassment Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. New York, NY. 

Meyer, E. (2007, October) "That's so gay": Confronting sexist and homophobic language in schools. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers. Montreal, QC.

 Meyer, E. (2007, April) Bullying and harassment in secondary schools: A critical analysis of the gaps, overlaps, and implications from a decade of research. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

·   Meyer, E. (2007, April) Gendered harassment in high school: Understanding teachers' (non)interventions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL.

·   Meyer, E. (2006, November) Understanding Bullying & Harassment: Helping Secondary Educators Develop Strategies for Intervention. Workshop at the annual convention of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. (2006, November) Sexual Orientation in Schools: Educators’ Rights and Responsibilities under the Law. Workshop at the annual convention of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers, Montreal, QC.

·   Stader, D. & Meyer, E. (2006, October) Sexual Minority Youth and the Culture Wars: Out of the Closet and Drafted into Battle. Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Education Law Association, Paradise Island, Bahamas.

·   Brotman, S., Ryan, B., Meyer, E., & Chamberland, L. (2006, July) The Health and social service needs of gay and lesbian seniors across Canada. Paper presented at 1st international conference on GLBT human rights, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E., Bastien, J. & Blumel, S. (2006, July) Working inclusively to support GLBT and questioning youth: Tools for educators and students. Panelist at 1st international conference on GLBT human rights, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. (2006, May) Lessons from Jubran: Reducing school board liability in cases of peer harassment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law and Education, Montreal, QC.

·   Blaise, M., Rasmussen, M., Stader, D., and Meyer, E.(discussant) (2006, April) Spaces, Places, and Discourses of Sexuality in Schools. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

·   Meyer, E. (2006, April) Challenging the hidden curriculum of power and popularity: Obstacles and interventions to changing the informal cultures of verbal harassment in high school. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Berkeley, CA.

·   McAlpine, Lynn (chair); Meyer, Elizabeth J.; Paré, Anthony; Simon, Rebecca; Steinberg, Shirley and Slee, Roger;(2006, March) Publishing your hard work. Panelist at the 5th Annual Education Graduate Students’ Society conference, McGill Faculty of Education, Montreal, QC.

·   Brotman, S., Ryan, B. & Meyer, E. (2005, November) Closed Doors & Open Windows: Challenges and Solutions for Gay and Lesbian Seniors Accessing Health Care across Canada. Paper presented at the annual Canadian Rainbow Health Conference, Halifax, NS.

·   Meyer, E. (2005, October) Stopping verbal harassment: Teaching to transform language and power in schools. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual International conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice, Honolulu, HI.

·   Meyer, E. (2005, April) Gendered harassment in secondary schools: Understanding the problem and strategies for intervention. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network – Boston Chapter, Boston, MA.

·   Meyer, E. (2005, April) Homophobic harassment in schools: When students seek justice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. (2005, April) Gendered harassment in schools: Incidents and interventions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. (2005, March) Gendered harassment: School based responses to sexual and homophobic harassment. Paper presented to L’Equipe: Homosexualités, identities/affirmations culturelles, santé, vulnérabilité, funded by FQRSC, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. (2004, November) Preparing teachers for sexual diversity in the classroom. Panelist at the 4th annual conference of the Educational Graduate Students’ Society, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

·   Shariff, S. & Meyer, E. (2004, March) Bullying and Violence in Canadian Schools, Panelists at the annual meeting of Immigration et Metropolis, Montreal, QC.

·   Meyer, E. & Ramsay, P. (2003, April) Frat Boys and Mama’s Boys: The undergraduate male experience. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Minneapolis, MN.

·   Connections (1999, March) conference for second language teachers using computer technology, Assistant Coordinator. New Hampton, NH.

·   Meyer, E. (1997, April) Equal Educational Opportunity for Sexual Minority Youth. Paper presented at the Lambda Rising conference, Boulder, CO.

·   Meyer, E. (1997, February) Safe Schools for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth. Paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Feminist Scholars conference, Boulder, CO.


   updated June 10, 2010