Katie Gemmell is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the department of history at the University of Victoria. She is secretary/treasurer for the Canadian History of Education Association/Association canadienne d’histoire de l’éducation.
- history of education (curriculum & pedagogy; Catholic education)
- history of Indigenous-Settler relations
- history of women religious
- history education
Penney Clark, K. M. Gemmell, and Mona Gleason. “Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation (Canada).” In Connecting History of Education: Redes globales de communicación y colaboración científicas, edited by José Luis Hernández Huerta, Antonella Cagnolati, Andrés Payà Rico, 223-244. Valencia, ES: Tirant Humanidades, 2022.
K. M. Gemmell. "‘Living a Philosophical Contradiction?’: Progressive Education in the Archdiocese of Vancouver’s Catholic Schools, 1936-1960." History of Education Quarterly 59, no.3 (August 2019): 351-78.
K. M. Gemmell. Review of Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar. CCHA Historical Studies 85 (2019): 119-22.
K. M. Gemmell. Review of No Ordinary School: The Study, 1915-2015 by Colleen Gray. Historical Studies in Education/Review d'histoire de l'éducation 30, no.1 (Spring 2018): 180-82.
Penney Clark and K. M. Gemmell. “‘The school book question is a farce’: Free Textbook Provision in Nova Scotia, 1864-1944.” Acadiensis XLVI, no.2 (Summer/Autumn 2017): 59-87.
K. M. Gemmell. Review of Progressive Education: Revisioning and Reframing Ontario’s Public Schools, 1919-1942 by Theodore Michael Christou. Education Matters: The Journal of Teaching and Learning 4, no.1 (2016): 110-12.
- PhD (history of education), University of British Columbia, 2021
Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2015-2019)
UBC Four-Year Fellowship (2015-2019)
Outstanding Master’s Thesis Recognition Award, Canadian Association of Foundations of Education (2015)
Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master’s Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2013 – 2014)
- Canadian History of Education Association
- Canadian Catholic Historical Association
- Canadian Historical Association
- Canadian Association of Foundations of Education
- Canadian Society for the Study of Education