David Young

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David Young

Professor -Teacher Education & Curriculum & Leadership
Campus Location
Schwartz 440
(902) 867-2215

Dr. David Young is a Full Professor in the Faculty of Education at St Francis Xavier University as well as Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Leadership. Dr. Young is also the Director of the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership and a Resident Fellow of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government. 


Dr. Young’s research is focused on the broad topic of educational administration and policy. More particularly, his current writing deals with issues pertaining to law and education. His work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including CAPSLE Comments, the Education & Law Journal, the Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, and the Journal of Educational Administration and Foundations. Dr. Young is co-editor of Teaching Online: Stories from Within (2014), editor of Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators (2017), and co-editor of Readiness for the Field: Perspectives from Within the Triangle of Teacher Education (2018).