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David Waddington

Professor & Graduate Program Director

Department: Education

Faculty: Arts and Science

David Waddington
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2039


History of Progressive Education, Philosophy of Education, Ethics and Video Games, gaming psp wii playstation nintendo violence role playing

Language(s) spoken:

English, French

David I. Waddington is a Professor in the Department of Education at Concordia University who specializes in the philosophy of education. Current research foci include teacher free speech, video games and citizenship, philosophical questions in science and technology education, and the history and philosophy of progressive education (esp. John Dewey). 

Dr. Waddington is Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance, a multi-institutional research centre that is recognized as one of Quebec's Strategic Clusters.

Dr. Waddington also serves as an Editor-in-Chief of Philosophical Inquiry in Education, the journal of the Canadian Philosophy of Education Society.

To read Dr. Waddington's latest publications, please check his profile on, Google Scholar, or ResearchGate. A recent CV is available here.

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