David I. Waddington
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.
PhD (2006) Education (Philosophy of Education), Stanford University
MA (2004) Philosophy (History of Philosophy), Stanford University
BA (Honours) (2001) with distinction (Philosophy), Mount Allison University
Academic and professional service
2021-2023 President, Canadian Philosophy of Education Society
2015- Philosophical Inquiry in Education, Editor-in-Chief
2022- Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance, Co-Director