Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Michael Pitblado

PhD in Education

Research Area

Curriculum Theorizing


Dr. Theodore Christou


As an undergraduate, Michael had the extraordinary opportunity to attend the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle in southern England. Before returning to Queen’s, he worked as a researcher at the New Brunswick Museum, a curriculum development specialist for the charity Free The Children, and a sessional instructor at the University of Waterloo where he taught undergraduate history courses. He is a Fellow of the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL and is a member of the Perpetrators Studies Network and the Canadian Society for the Study of Education; he also teaches history at Leahurst College in Kingston.

Research Interests

  • Holocaust Education
  • Historical Empathy
  • Historical Consciousness
  • History and Social Studies Education