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Kael KC Reid

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Assistant Professor

Email: kaelreid@yorku.ca


Kael Reid is an assistant professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. With a background in teaching and learning, they teach core and elective courses in the Children, Childhood, and Youth Studies (CCY) program. Using various ethnographic songwriting methods they developed, Kael conducts research that involves collaborating with children and youth to assist them in documenting and sharing their perspectives and stories through originally composed and recorded songs. Kael uses these songs they compose and record with their research participants as curriculum texts to teach CCY students about the value of learning directly from young people through lyrics and music.

Kael also combines public pedagogy with musical activism related to queer and trans equity by delivering workshops, concerts, and musical keynote addresses to universities and colleges, secondary schools, youth conferences, unions, and community service organizations. More on Kael can be found on kaelreid.com.

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Degrees

PhD in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies, University of Toronto

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/CCY4999 6.0 A CCY Honours Research Project ONLN



Kael Reid is an assistant professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. With a background in teaching and learning, they teach core and elective courses in the Children, Childhood, and Youth Studies (CCY) program. Using various ethnographic songwriting methods they developed, Kael conducts research that involves collaborating with children and youth to assist them in documenting and sharing their perspectives and stories through originally composed and recorded songs. Kael uses these songs they compose and record with their research participants as curriculum texts to teach CCY students about the value of learning directly from young people through lyrics and music.

Kael also combines public pedagogy with musical activism related to queer and trans equity by delivering workshops, concerts, and musical keynote addresses to universities and colleges, secondary schools, youth conferences, unions, and community service organizations. More on Kael can be found on kaelreid.com.

Degrees

PhD in Education, Ontario Institute for Studies, University of Toronto


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/CCY4999 6.0 A CCY Honours Research Project ONLN