Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Rosa Bruno-Jofré

Professor of History of Education
Office:
B203
Phone:
613-533-6000 ext. 78413
About:

Licenciada en Historia, Profesora en Historia (U.Nacional del Sur, Argentina), Ph.D. (University of Calgary, Canada)

Professor of History of Education, Graduate Faculty

Research Interests

Catholic History, History of Education, History and Theory, Historiography, History of Women Religious, Educational Theory from a Historical Perspective, Digital History.

Profile

Rosa Bruno-Jofré, PhD, is a professor at and former dean (2000–2010) of the Faculty of Education, cross-appointed to the Department of History, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Queen’s University, Canada. Her areas of expertise are the history of women religious, history of education, and educational theory from a historical perspective. She is now engaged in  digital history projects. She is the founding coordinator of the Theory and History of Education International Research Group and founding co-editor of Encounters in Theory and History of Education

Editorship

Bruno-Jofré is the co-founding senior editor of Encounters in Theory and History of Education (formerly Encounters/Encuentros/Rencontres on Education), has served as associate editor (former senior co-editor) of Historical Studies in Education/Revue, and was the (founding) editor of the Queen’s Education Letter until 2018.

She is the founding editor of the Open Monograph Series on Theory and History of Education, hosted by the Queen’s Library. The series is produced by the Theory and History of Education International Group, is attached to Encounters in Theory and History of Education, and has its own board and an international advisory council.

Bruno-Jofré serves or has served on the board of numerous journals, including, among others, Revista Complutense de Educación (Universidad Complutense de Madrid); Bordón (journal of the Spanish Pedagogical Society); Historia de la Educación (Universidad de Salamanca); AULA Revista de Pedagogía (Universidad de Salamanca); Historia y Memoria, (journal of the Spanish History of Education Society); Espacio, Tiempo y Educación, Spain; EDUCARE (journal of the Association of Indonesian Scholars of History of Education); and Revista Mexicana de Historia de la Educación.

Special Academic or Professional Honours
  • International Research and Collaboration Award, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, 2018.
  • George Edward Clerk Award, Canadian Catholic Historical Association, for contributions to Catholic History, May 30, 2018. The highest honour bestowed by the CCHA.
  • Toronto Dominion Bank Award, as one of the Top Ten Most Influential Hispanic Canadians, Toronto, November 21, 2017.
  • International Award 2010, Santander Group, as Distinguished Visiting Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, in the amount of 10,000 Euros.
  • Annual Graduate Students’ Symposium, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, renamed the Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education, in 2011.
  • Lamp of Learning Award, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, in recognition of contributions to public education in Ontario, April 27, 2004.
  • Special Recognition from Graduate Students, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University, April 2003.
  • Fellow of the Institute for the Humanities, January 1 to July 1, 1995, for History of the Oblate Sisters research project. University competition.
Recent Keynotes
  • Keynote speaker. “Alberto Hurtado’s Reading of Dewey’s Educational Theory at the Intersection with Theological Tendencies Growing Outside the Vatican’s Walls.” Conference, Catholic Social Thought in the Era of Pope Francis: Roots in the Work of Saint Alberto Hurtado, Boston College, October 23, 2018.
  • Public lecture. “La disputa política y social en la arena global de los ‘largos años sesenta’: redefiniendo el yo, la moralidad, nociones de justicia, raza y género, y cuestionando la educación.” Invited by the Civic Culture and Educational Policies Research Group, Faculty of Education, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Sala de Conferencias, October 9, 2018.
  • Keynote speaker. “The ‘Long 1960s’ in a Global Arena of Contention: Re-defining Assumptions of the Self, Morality, Race, Gender, and Justice and Questioning Education.” International Conference, Globalizing the Student Rebellion in the Long ’68. Faculty of Philosophy and Sciences of Education, University of Valencia, Spain, October 3–5, 2018.
  • Invited. “Teaching Congregations, Epistemic Breaks, and Social Critique.” Presented at the International Congress Society, Education and Elites: Historical Perspectives from the Enlightenment to the Digital Era, Deusto University, Bilbao Campus, Spain, May 17–19, 2017. Presentation on May 18.
  • Invited public lecture. Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar (Deusto University). “Ivan Illich: de la crítica al trabajo misionero a la crítica de la escolarización.” Faculty of Education, University of Valencia. Invited by the Departamento de Educación Comparada e Historia de la Educación, March 27, 2017, in the afternoon.
  • Invited public lecture. “Ubicando nociones de democracia y educación: un trayecto por las configuraciones en america latina.” Invited by the Departamento de Educación Comparada e Historia de la Educación, Faculty of Education, University of Valencia, March 27, 2017, in the morning.
  • Keynote speaker, at Dewey’s “Democracy and Education”: 100 years on: Past, Present, and Future Relevance, a conference organized by Homerton College and Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, and British History of Education Society, September 28–October 1, 2016.
Research

Research Group

Rosa Bruno-Jofré is the founder (in 2007) and current coordinator of the Theory and History of Education International Research Group (THEIRG). Jon Igelmo Zaldívar serves as assistant.

Publications (selected)

*Non-refereed articles and chapters and proceedings are not included

Books

  • The Missionary Oblate Sisters: Vision and Mission. 2005. Montréal and Kingston, London and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Methodist Education in Peru: Social Gospel, Politics, and American Ideological and Economic Penetration, 1888-1930. 1988. Waterloo, Ontario: Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion – Wilfred Laurier University Press. Published with the help of a grant from the Canadian Federation for the Humanities, using funds provided by SSHRC.

Translation into French

  • Les Missionnaires Oblates: Vision et Mission. 2008. Montreal and Kingston, London and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Forthcoming

  • Beyond the Possible: From Ultramontanism to Eco-spirituality, the Sistes of Our Lady of Missions (RNDM) in Canada, A Teaching Congregation. Published with the help of a grant from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, through the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by SSHRC. University of Toronto Press, History series.

Books – Co-authored

*Co-authors are members of THEIRG

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Heidi McDonald, and Elizabeth Smyth. 2017. Vatican II and Beyond: The Changing Mission and Identity of Canadian Women Religious. Montréal and Kingston, London and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Published with the help of a grant from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, through the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré, Scott Johnston, Gonzalo Jover, and Daniel Tröhler. 2010. Democracy and the Intersection of Religion and Traditions: The Readings of John Dewey’s Understanding of Democracy and Education. Montreal & Kingston, London and Ithaca: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Books Edited

Editor

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré (Ed.). Forthcoming. Educationalization and its Complexities: Religion, Politics, and Technology. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Published with the help of a grant from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, through the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. *This book is a product of a SSHRC Connection Grant involving THEIRG.

Co-editor

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar (Eds.). 2017. Education in the Wake of Vatican II Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Published with the help of a grant from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, through the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program, using funds provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Resarch Council of Canada. *This book is a product of a SSHRC Connection Grant involving THEIRG.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston (Eds.). 2015. Teacher Education in a Transnational World. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Includes contributions from members of THEIRG and guests.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and J. Schriewer (Eds.). 2011. The Global Reception of John Dewey’s Thought: Multiple Refractions Through Time and Space. New York & London: Routledge. Includes contributions from members of THEIRG and a host of researchers from around the world.

Forthcoming Articles and Chapters

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. “Ivan Illich: De la crítica a la escuela a la crítica de la educación como necesidad.” Madrid, Biblioteca Nueva (75 pages). Introductory study for the new edition of Deschooling Society in Spanish.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. “Localizing Dewey’s Notions of Democracy and Education: A Journey Across Configurations in Latin America.” Journal of the History of Ideas.
  • Ana Jofré and Rosa Bruno-Jofré. Digital History. “Las Religiosas del Niño Jesús, St. Maur, en España, su relación con el mundo en nuevos términos durante los largos años sesenta (1957-1975) y más allá: la misión en Bembibre, León, Espacio, Tiempo y Educación, Spain.” (http://theirgroup.org/Bembibre).
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Carlos Martínez Valle. Forthcoming 2019. “Interaction among Church/Religious Institutions, State and Schooling.” International Handbook of Historical Studies in Education. Springer. Editor-in-Chief: Tanya Fitzgerald. Editor of section: Tom O’Donoghue.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. Forthcoming 2019. “Encountering Social Change at a Time of Rapid Radicalization of the National Church: The Missionary Oblate Sisters in Brazil, Historical Studies.” Canadian Catholic Historical Association.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. Forthcoming Spring 2019. “Catholicism and Educationalization.” In Educationalization and its Complexities: Religion, Politics, and Technology, pp. 92–126. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. Forthcoming Spring 2019. “Problematizing Educationalization.” In Educationalization and its Complexities: Religion, Politics, and Technology, pp. 1-30. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Recent Chapters and Articles

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2019. “The ‘Long 1960s’ in a Global Arena of Contention: Re-defining Assumptions of the Self, Morality, Race, Gender, and Justice and Questioning Education.” Espacio, Tiempo y Educación 6 (1): 5–27, Spain.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2016. “Las Hermanas del Niño Jesús en Bembibre, León, España, en la segunda etapa del Franquismo: La escuela sin puertas.” Historia de la Educación (Revista Inter-universitaria, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) 35.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo. 2017. “Emerging Issues and Approaches in the Analysis of Catholicism and Education: Fifty Years after Vatican II.” In Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo, pp. 4–17. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2017. The Sisters of the Infant Jesus in Bembibre, León, Spain in Late Francoism: The School with No Doors. In Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo, pp. 111–31. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo. 2017. Ivan Illich, The Critique of the Church as It: From a Vision of the Missioner to a Critique of Schooling. In Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo, pp. 135-152. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2017. Our Lady of the Missions (RNDM) in Canada, the Long 1960s and Vatican II: From Carving Spaces in the Educational State to Living the Radicality of the Gospel. In Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo, pp. 139–209. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo. 2016. “The Radicalization of Monsignor Ivan Illich’s Critique of the Institutionalized Church and the Formation of Missioners, 1960-1966.” Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Cambridge University Press, 67 (4), 568–86.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2016. “Teacher Education at the Intersection of Educational Sciences.” In Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, History section, edited by Daniel Tröhler. Springer Reference Library (http://refworks.springer.com/mrw/index.php?id=7079).
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Josh Cole. 2016. “What the Dead Say to the Living?: Time, Politics, and Teacher Preparation in English Canada’s long-1960.” In Pädagogisches Wissen /Pedagogy and Educational Knowledge, edited by Rebekka Horlacher and Andreas Hoffmann-Ocon, pp. 247–64. Bad Heilbrunn, Germany: Klinhardt.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofre and Elizabeth Smyth. 2016. “Doctoral Programs in Canada: The Ontario Case.” In Doctoral Studies and University Identities: A Comparative View, edited by Donatella Palomba and Carlo Cappa, pp. 27–50. Rome: Aracne editrice, Comparative Education Studies/Studi comparativi in educazione.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2016. “La politique d’excellence au Canada.” In Quelle excellence pour l’enseignement supérieur, edited by Laurent Cosnefroy, Jean-Marie De Ketele, Bernard Hugonnier, and Philippe Parmentier, pp. 145–52. Bruxelles: De Boeck. (http://www.deboecksuperieur.com/titres/133589_3/9782807302372-quelle-excellence-pour-l-enseignement-superieur.html).
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2016. “The Situational Dimension of the Educational Apostolate and the Configuration of the Learner as a Cultural and Political Subject: The Case of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions in the Canadian Prairies (Chapter 9).” In Education, Identity and Teaching Sisters, edited by Deirdre Raftery and Elizabeth Smyth, pp. 160–82. New York & London: Routledge.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2015. “History of Religious Education: A Transnational and Trans-temporal Journey: Rescuing the Longue Durée and Moving Beyond Theories of Secularization.” Contributing to the debate opened by David Käbisch. Bilddungsgeschichte. International Journal for the Historiography of Education 5, Heft 2: 218–21.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2015. “The Canadian Province of the Religieuses de Notre Dame des Missions: The Horizon Reference and Reception of Vatican II, Moving Toward a New Constellation of Meanings (Chapter 7).” In Understanding the Consecrated Life in Canada: Critical Essays on Contemporary Trends, edited by Jason Zuidema, pp. 123–39. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier University Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Ana Jofré. 2015. “Reading the Lived Experience of Vatican II: Words and Images, The Canadian Province of the Sisters of Our Lady of Missions in Peru.” Historical Studies, Canadian Catholic Historical Association 81: 31-52.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Josh Cole. 2014. “To Serve and Yet to be Free: Historical Configurations and the Insertions of Faculties of Education in Ontario.” In Teacher Education in a Transnational World, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2014. “History of Education in Canada: Historiographic ‘Turns’ and Widening Horizons.” Paedagogica Historica 50 (6): 774–85.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. 2014. “The Center for Intercultural Formation, Cuernavaca, Mexico its Reports (1962-1967) and Ivan Illich’s Critical Understanding of Mission in Latin America.” Hispania Sacra, LXVI, extra II (July-December): 457–87.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2013. “The Missionary Oblate Sisters and the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions (RNDM): The Intersection of Education, Spirituality, the Politics of Life, Faith, and Language, in the Canadian Prairies, 1898-1930.” Paedagogica Historica 49 (4): 471–93.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2013. “The Catholic Church in Chile and the Social Question in the 1930s: The Semantic Field Configuring Fernando Vives del Solar’s, SJ (1871-1935) Political Pedagogical Discourse.” The Catholic Historical Review, The Journal of the American Catholic Historical Association, XCIX (4) (October): 703–26.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Gonzalo Jover. 2013. “El educando como sujeto y el lugar del juego en el debate educativo de finales del siglo xix en Norteamérica.” Bordon, Journal of the Sociedad Española de Pedagogía, Spain 65 (1): 21–37.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. 2012. “Ivan Illich’s Late Critique of Deschooling Society: ‘I was Largely Barking up the Wrong Tree.’” Educational Theory, Journal of the John Dewey Society and the Philosophy of Education Society 62 (5): 573–92.

Review/Essay

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. 2016. “Review/Essay of The Prophet of Cuernavaca: Ivan Illich and the Crisis of the Modern West.” By Todd Hartch (Oxford University Press, 2015), xiii + 235 pp. ISBN 978-0190204563. Journal of Ecclesiastical History (Cambridge) 67 (4) (October): 924–25.

Guest Co-editor of Journals

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Patricia Quiroga, guest editors, special issue of Historia de la Educación. Journal published in print (access online) by the University of Salamanca, Spain. Date of publication: January 2016.
  • Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Daniel Trohler, guest editors, special issue of Pensamiento Educativo, journal of the Faculty of Education, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Title: “Peripathetic Journey of Education in a Globalizing and “Educationalized” World: Keeping a Critical Edge in the Search for Educational Aims.” Date of publication: April 2014.

Guest Editor

  • Rosa Bruno-Jofre, guest-editor, special issue of Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education (vol. 49, issue 4). Title: “Catholic Teaching Congregations and Synthetic Configurations: Building Identity through Pedagogy and Spirituality Across National Boundaries and Cultures.” Date of publication: 2013.

Articles Translated

  • Translated into Spanish: Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. 2012. “Ivan Illich’s Late Critique of Deschooling Society: ‘I was Largely Barking up the Wrong Tree.’” Educational Theory, Journal of the John Dewey Society and the Philosophy of Education Society, 62 (5): 573–92. Republished in Spanish in 2016, in Entramados: Educación y Sociedad, Argentina, 3 (3) (February): 65–81.
  • Translated into Spanish: Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2011. “Popular Education in Latin America in the 1970s and 1980s: Mapping its Political and Pedagogical Meanings.” Bildungsgeschichte. International Journal for the Historiography of Education 1: 23–39. Translated into Spanish in 2016, as “Educación popular en América Latina durante la década de los setenta y ochenta: una cartografía de sus significados políticos y pedagógicos. Foro de Educación, Spain 14 (20) (January-June).
  • Translated into Chinese: Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2010. “To those in ‘Heathen Darkness’: Deweyan Democracy and Education in the American Interdenominational Configuration in Latin America.” In Democracy and the Intersection of Religion and Traditions: The Readings of John Dewey’s Understandings of Democracy and Education, edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré, James S. Johnston, Gonzalo Jover, and Daniel Tröhler, pp. 131–65. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
  • Published in Chinese: Rosa Bruno-Jofré. 2017. “To those in ‘Heathen Darkness’: Deweyan Democracy and Education in the American Interdenominational Configuration in Latin America.” In John Dewey's Democracy and Education at 100: Reflections for a New Century, edited by Bin-xian Zhang and Shi-wan Tu. Beijing: Educational Science Publishing House.
Current Research
  • Co-authored book on Ivan Illich with Jon Igelmo: Rethinking Deschooling Society Within the Intellectual History of Ivan Illich; proposal approved by University of Toronto Press.
  • History of Teacher Preparation; co-authored book with Joseph Stafford to be published by Emerald, England.
  • “Religion, Education, and Morality in the Twentieth Century: A Global View.” Chapter in a collection to be published by Bloomsbury, London.
  • Planned research for 2020: Digital History of Alberto Hurtado, S. J. and Education in Chile.
Special Lectures and Visiting Professorships

Bruno-Jofré has lectured or served as a visiting professor at, among other places, the Universidad Complutense de Madrid at various times; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago and Villarrica campuses; Humboldt-Universitat Berlin; Institut d’études Européennes-IEE; University Paris 8; Université du Luxembourg, campus Walferdange; University of Salamanca, Spain; and Universidad del País Vasco.

Selected Participation in International Committees and Juries
  • Bruno-Jofré was a member of the Steering Committee of Global Forum from 2007 to 2016. The Committee chaired by Sylviane Toporkoff included at various times, among other members, Robert Morin, Secretary General, Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications, Canada; Kathryn Brown, Senior Vice-President Public Policy Development and International Government Relations, Verizon, US; Myriam Shapiro, President, Summit Strategies International, LLC, US; Bernard Mathieu, Head of Radio Communication Programs, CNES, France; Timothy Flinton, Senior Counsellor for International Communications and Information Policy, US Department of State, US; Andrew Lipman, Partner and Head of Telecom Group at Bingham McCutchen, US.
  • In 2012, Bruno-Jofré served as a member of the international jury of the program “Investissement d’Avenir, French National Research Agency (ANR)” to adjudicate projects designed to innovate higher education in France.
  • Bruno-Jofré served as Vice-President representing English-speaking Canada of Consorcio Interamericano de Educación a Distancia (CREAD) between 2007 and 2009.