Scholarship

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Publications

Bergen, J., Cook, S. A., & McLean, L. R. (2020). Critical global citizenship education in Canada, England, and the United States: Interrogating (in)justice and self-reflexivity in teacher education programs. In D. Schugurensky & C. Wolhuter (Eds.), Global citizenship education and teacher education: International perspectives and practices (pp. 45-63). Routledge.

McLean, L., Bergen, J., Truong-White, H., Rottman, J., & Glithero, L. (2017). Far from apathetic: Canadian youth identify the support they need to speak about and act on issues. Citizenship, Teaching, and Learning, 12(1), 91-108.

Bergen, J. (2016). Critical intervention: Exploring Next Up’s pedagogical practices. Our Schools/Our Selves, 25(4), 137-144.

Bergen, J. & Nelson, V. (2015). Youth organizing youth: 3 lessons learned from Generating Momentum. Of Land and Living Skies: A Community Journal on Place, Land, and Learning, Summer, 15-18.

Bergen, J. & McLean, L. (2014). Students as citizens: Conceptions of citizenship in a social studies curriculum. Transnational Curriculum Inquiry, 11(2), 1-24.


Invited Talks & Presentations

Bergen, J. (2018, December). Grounded theory & critical discourse analysis: Data analysis with/out conceptual frameworks. Presentation at the Education Graduate Students Association ‘Minds on the Move’ event, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J. (2018, October). Teaching controversial issues in history education.Invited talk/workshop in PED 3183: Teaching History at the Intermediate Division course. Professor: Dr. Heather McGregor.

Bergen, J. (2017, November). Justice-oriented civic education: Critical initiatives in Canadian teacher education programs. Presentation of research to the Critical Research Collective, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J. (2017, March). When ‘soft’ spots reinforce injustice: The hard task of critical citizenship education in teacher certification programs. Presentation of research to the Critical Research Collective, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J. (2016, October). Student-driven history: Critical incidents as inclusive pedagogy. Invited talk/workshop in PED 3183: Teaching History at the Intermediate Division course. Professor: Dr. Lorna McLean.

Bergen, J. (2014, June). Stacking Chairs for Change. Public lecture at TEDx Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan.


Conference Presentations

Bergen, J. (2019, November). Skills for global citizenship in settler-colonial contexts: Canadian teacher candidates’ civic and anti-oppressive pedagogical development. Paper presented at the International Association for Intercultural Education Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Bergen, J. (2019, June). Civic education in settler colonial contexts: Civic, social justice, and anti-racist pedagogical development in Canadian teacher education programs. Paper presented at the Youth Activism, Engagement and the Development of New Civic Learning Spaces Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

McLean, L., Tippett, C., Bergen, J., & Baroud, J. (2018, November). Social studies, science and civics: Teacher education and Citizen Science in the 21st century. Paper presented at the 2ndAnnual Ottawa-Carleton University Science Education Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

McLean, L., Tippett, C., Bergen, J., & Baroud, J. (2018, May). Social studies, science and civics: Teacher education and Citizen Science in the 21st century. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), University of Regina, Regina, SK.

McLean, L., Bergen, J., Baroud, J., & Rottmann, J. (2017, May). Civic and electoral participation: Insights into the issues, supports, and projects important to Canadian youth. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

McLean, L., Bergen, J., Baroud, J., & Crowe, T. (2017, May). Canada’s Democracy Week: Let’s Talk Teacher Needs. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

Tippett, C., McLean, L., Bergen, J., & Baroud, J. (2017, May). For the Birds: Citizen Science Education Approaches in the Elementary Classroom. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Ryerson University, Toronto, ON.

Truong-White, H., McLean, L., Bergen, J., Glithero, L. & Rottmann, J. (2016, June). Learning to Teach Citizenship: Collaborative Partnerships and Service-Learning in Teacher Education. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), University of Calgary, AB.

Bergen, J., McLean, L., Truong-White, H., Glithero, L. & Rottman, J. (2016, May). Student Teachers’ Civic Development: Community Service-learning in Teacher Education Programs. Paper presented at the Canadian Alliance for Community Service Learning, Calgary, AB. 

Bergen, J. (2015, June). The impassioned spirit is never neutral: Critical pedagogy and youth democratic participation. Paper presented at the Citizenship Education Research Network (CERN), an association of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Truong-White, H., McLean, L., Bergen, J., Rottman, J., & Glithero, L. (2015, June). Becoming civics educators and actors: Teacher candidates and community service learning. Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, University of Ottawa, Ottawa ON. This paper was profiled as a CSSE President’s Spotlight presentation.

Bergen, J., McLean, L., Truong-White, H., Rottmann, J. & Glithero, L. (2015, May). Youth civic identities: cultivating spaces for engagement through campaigns, social media, and arts-based competencies. Paper presented at the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Alibhai, S., Bergen, J. & McPherson, H. (2013). Good practices in public engagement: A toolkit from the field. Paper presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development Annual Conference, Victoria, BC.

Bergen, J. & McLean, L. (2013). In times like these: The poetry of global citizenship in two provincial curricula. Paper presented at the Provoking Curriculum Studies Conference, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.


Workshops

Bergen, J. & Jones, RJ. (2019, February). History will be intersectional or it will be lies: Resources for teaching 2SLGBTQ+ Histories. Workshop presented at the Faculty of Education Partners Reflecting on Inclusive, Diverse Education (PRIDE) Professional Learning Conference.

Bergen, J. (2018, October). Teaching controversial issues in history education. Invited workshop in PED 3183: Teaching History at the Intermediate Division course. Professor: Dr. Heather McGregor.

Mclean, L., Tippett, C., Bergen, J., & Baroud, J. (2017, October). What is Citizen Science? Approaches to learning and teaching Citizen Science in the classroom. Workshop with participants of the Citizen Science project, University of Ottawa Teacher Education program, Ottawa, ON.

McLean, L., Crowe, T., Bergen, J., Rottmann, J., Baroud, J., Baranek, S., Creelman, J., Demers, J., Enns, M., & Jobin, F. (2017, January). Collaborating in a time of democratic change: Research and practice towards youth civic engagement in hybrid places. Workshop at the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) Conference, 2017. Conference Stream: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice. Ottawa, ON.

McLean, L., Crowe, T., Bergen, J., Rottmann, J., & Baroud, J. (2016, November). Doing Democracy: A partnership project. Noon-hour Colloquium hosted by the Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services (CRECS), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J. (2016, October). Student-driven history: Critical incidents as inclusive pedagogy .Invited workshop in PED 3183: Teaching History at the Intermediate Division course. Professor: Dr. Lorna McLean.

McLean, L., Fizet, C., & Bergen, J. (2016, April). Historical civic identities: Youth voices, critical incidents, and pedagogy. Workshop at the National Meeting of Past Recipients of the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J., Truong-White, H., & Cloutier, G. (2016, March). Community service-learning, children’s voices, and arts-based methods: Three case studies in participatory research. Workshop presented at the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

Bergen, J., Truong-White, H., & Butler, J. (2015, March). Teaching for social justice: The complexity of the un/conventional. Workshop presented at the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON.

McLean, L., Truong-White, H., & Bergen, J. (2015, October) Democracy 101. Workshop for the participants of the Citizenship Education Project, University of Ottawa Teacher Education, Ottawa, Ontario.