Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching | Teaching Assistant Training Coordinator
location_on AnSo-2303

Research Area

Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

About

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association (2020-present)

 

Courses:

edX free course. “Social Inequality in Global Pandemics”  (register here)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)

Vantage College Projects (Vant 148)

Multidisciplinary Research Project (Capstone Conference Project) (Vant 149)

Vantage One In-Term Orientation Program (Arts 101)

Jump Start (UBC Transition Program for First Year International Students)


Research

I work within the fields of sociology of education and scholarship of teaching and learning, focusing on experiential pedagogies and inclusive assessment. Currently I am researching:

i) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology

ii) Inclusive assessment practices in multiple choice exams (listen here)

iiv) Accessibility of community-engaged learning for new international students

iv) Gendered trajectories in undergraduate engineering education

v) Self-regulated learning for new university students 


Publications

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A., Editors. (forthcoming 2021). COVID-19 and Society. Textbook under contract with Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K.A., Tézli, A., Khan, S., Rama, S. (2020). Institutional and Contextual Factors that Shape Sociological Teaching Practices: The Importance of Global Collaboration among Sociology Educators. International Sociological Association eSymposium for Sociology, 10(1), 1-11.

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K. A., Roberson, N. D., & Lolliot, S. (2020). Investigating the effects of reducing linguistic complexity on EAL student comprehension in first-year undergraduate assessments. Journal of English for Academic Purposes43(1), 1475-1486.

Lyon, K. A., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2020). Reimagining Ownership of Formal, Student-Led Peer Mentoring: Student Mentors Speak Back to the Literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 13(1): 12 – 18.

d’Entremont, A.,Greer, K., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Does Adding “Helping Disciplines” to Engineering Schools Contribute to Gender Parity? Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. 10.18260/1-2–34474

Lyon, K.A. & Malette, N. (2020). Sociological Approaches to Education in Canada. In S. Knudson & D. Hahn (Eds.), Committing Sociology: Critical Perspectives on our Social World. Pearson Publishing, Don Mills Ontario (26p).

McPhee, S., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Student voices on remote education in the COVID-19 era: Recommendations for fall based on student self-reported data. iSoTL Institute. Vancouver, BC.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N. (2019). Canada: A review of research on race, ethnicity and inequality in education from 1980 to 2017. In P. Stevens & G. A. Dworkin (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Race and Ethnic Inequalities in Education (2nd ed.), Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.

Roth, W. D., & Lyon, K. A. (2018). Genetic ancestry tests and race: Who takes them, why, and how do they affect racial identities? In K. Suzuki & D. von Vacano (Eds.), Reconsidering race: Cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, New York: Oxford University Press.

Ho, M., Lyon, K.A., Lightfoot, J., Shaw, A. (2018). Thinking like a Sociologist, but how? Using reflective worksheets to enhance metacognition in a classroom with diverse learners. Teaching with Metacognition, 2, 20-24.

d’Entremont, A., Gustafson, H., Verrett, J., Lyon, K.A., Greer, K., Ali, A. (2017). Gendered words in US engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 1-6.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2017). Images of the future: Gender and portrayals of faculty and industry members in Canadian engineering school recruitment materials.  Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 14, 1-7.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N(2016). Enhancing student compositional diversity in the sociology classroom. Teaching Sociology, 44(2), 106-117.

Bartolic, S.K., Lyon, K.A., Sierra, L., & White, J. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theory. Family Science Review, 21(1), 56-70.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D., Wamsteeker, K. (2016). Imagery and gender in Canadian Engineering Recruitment Documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-8.

Lyon, K. A., & Frohard-Dourlent, H. (2015). “Let’s talk about the institution”: Same-sex common-law partners negotiating marriage equality and relationship legitimacy. Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne de Sociologie, 52(4), 402–428.

Greer, K., d’Entremont, A., Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D. (2015). Creating an (un)inviting environment through texts and images: Representations of gender in engineering recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1, pp. 35). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2015). Gendered words in Canadian engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-7. 

Guppy, N., & Lyon, K.A. (2012). Multiculturalism, education practices and colonial legacies: The case of Canada. In C. Kassimeris, & M. Vryonides (Eds.), The politics of education: Challenging multiculturalism (pp. 114-135). New York, NY: Routledge.


Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching | Teaching Assistant Training Coordinator
location_on AnSo-2303

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association (2020-present)

 

Courses:

edX free course. "Social Inequality in Global Pandemics"  (register here)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)

Vantage College Projects (Vant 148)

Multidisciplinary Research Project (Capstone Conference Project) (Vant 149)

Vantage One In-Term Orientation Program (Arts 101)

Jump Start (UBC Transition Program for First Year International Students)

I work within the fields of sociology of education and scholarship of teaching and learning, focusing on experiential pedagogies and inclusive assessment. Currently I am researching:

i) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology

ii) Inclusive assessment practices in multiple choice exams (listen here)

iiv) Accessibility of community-engaged learning for new international students

iv) Gendered trajectories in undergraduate engineering education

v) Self-regulated learning for new university students 

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A., Editors. (forthcoming 2021). COVID-19 and Society. Textbook under contract with Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K.A., Tézli, A., Khan, S., Rama, S. (2020). Institutional and Contextual Factors that Shape Sociological Teaching Practices: The Importance of Global Collaboration among Sociology Educators. International Sociological Association eSymposium for Sociology, 10(1), 1-11.

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K. A., Roberson, N. D., & Lolliot, S. (2020). Investigating the effects of reducing linguistic complexity on EAL student comprehension in first-year undergraduate assessments. Journal of English for Academic Purposes43(1), 1475-1486.

Lyon, K. A., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2020). Reimagining Ownership of Formal, Student-Led Peer Mentoring: Student Mentors Speak Back to the Literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 13(1): 12 - 18.

d’Entremont, A.,Greer, K., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Does Adding “Helping Disciplines” to Engineering Schools Contribute to Gender Parity? Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--34474

Lyon, K.A. & Malette, N. (2020). Sociological Approaches to Education in Canada. In S. Knudson & D. Hahn (Eds.), Committing Sociology: Critical Perspectives on our Social World. Pearson Publishing, Don Mills Ontario (26p).

McPhee, S., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Student voices on remote education in the COVID-19 era: Recommendations for fall based on student self-reported data. iSoTL Institute. Vancouver, BC.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N. (2019). Canada: A review of research on race, ethnicity and inequality in education from 1980 to 2017. In P. Stevens & G. A. Dworkin (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Race and Ethnic Inequalities in Education (2nd ed.), Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.

Roth, W. D., & Lyon, K. A. (2018). Genetic ancestry tests and race: Who takes them, why, and how do they affect racial identities? In K. Suzuki & D. von Vacano (Eds.), Reconsidering race: Cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, New York: Oxford University Press.

Ho, M., Lyon, K.A., Lightfoot, J., Shaw, A. (2018). Thinking like a Sociologist, but how? Using reflective worksheets to enhance metacognition in a classroom with diverse learners. Teaching with Metacognition, 2, 20-24.

d’Entremont, A., Gustafson, H., Verrett, J., Lyon, K.A., Greer, K., Ali, A. (2017). Gendered words in US engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 1-6.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2017). Images of the future: Gender and portrayals of faculty and industry members in Canadian engineering school recruitment materials.  Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 14, 1-7.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N(2016). Enhancing student compositional diversity in the sociology classroom. Teaching Sociology, 44(2), 106-117.

Bartolic, S.K., Lyon, K.A., Sierra, L., & White, J. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theory. Family Science Review, 21(1), 56-70.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D., Wamsteeker, K. (2016). Imagery and gender in Canadian Engineering Recruitment Documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-8.

Lyon, K. A., & Frohard-Dourlent, H. (2015). “Let's talk about the institution”: Same-sex common-law partners negotiating marriage equality and relationship legitimacy. Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne de Sociologie, 52(4), 402–428.

Greer, K., d’Entremont, A., Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D. (2015). Creating an (un)inviting environment through texts and images: Representations of gender in engineering recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1, pp. 35). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2015). Gendered words in Canadian engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-7. 

Guppy, N., & Lyon, K.A. (2012). Multiculturalism, education practices and colonial legacies: The case of Canada. In C. Kassimeris, & M. Vryonides (Eds.), The politics of education: Challenging multiculturalism (pp. 114-135). New York, NY: Routledge.

Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching | Teaching Assistant Training Coordinator
location_on AnSo-2303

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association (2020-present)

 

Courses:

edX free course. "Social Inequality in Global Pandemics"  (register here)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)

Vantage College Projects (Vant 148)

Multidisciplinary Research Project (Capstone Conference Project) (Vant 149)

Vantage One In-Term Orientation Program (Arts 101)

Jump Start (UBC Transition Program for First Year International Students)

I work within the fields of sociology of education and scholarship of teaching and learning, focusing on experiential pedagogies and inclusive assessment. Currently I am researching:

i) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology

ii) Inclusive assessment practices in multiple choice exams (listen here)

iiv) Accessibility of community-engaged learning for new international students

iv) Gendered trajectories in undergraduate engineering education

v) Self-regulated learning for new university students 

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A., Editors. (forthcoming 2021). COVID-19 and Society. Textbook under contract with Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K.A., Tézli, A., Khan, S., Rama, S. (2020). Institutional and Contextual Factors that Shape Sociological Teaching Practices: The Importance of Global Collaboration among Sociology Educators. International Sociological Association eSymposium for Sociology, 10(1), 1-11.

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K. A., Roberson, N. D., & Lolliot, S. (2020). Investigating the effects of reducing linguistic complexity on EAL student comprehension in first-year undergraduate assessments. Journal of English for Academic Purposes43(1), 1475-1486.

Lyon, K. A., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2020). Reimagining Ownership of Formal, Student-Led Peer Mentoring: Student Mentors Speak Back to the Literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 13(1): 12 - 18.

d’Entremont, A.,Greer, K., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Does Adding “Helping Disciplines” to Engineering Schools Contribute to Gender Parity? Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--34474

Lyon, K.A. & Malette, N. (2020). Sociological Approaches to Education in Canada. In S. Knudson & D. Hahn (Eds.), Committing Sociology: Critical Perspectives on our Social World. Pearson Publishing, Don Mills Ontario (26p).

McPhee, S., Lyon, K.A. (2020). Student voices on remote education in the COVID-19 era: Recommendations for fall based on student self-reported data. iSoTL Institute. Vancouver, BC.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N. (2019). Canada: A review of research on race, ethnicity and inequality in education from 1980 to 2017. In P. Stevens & G. A. Dworkin (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Race and Ethnic Inequalities in Education (2nd ed.), Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan.

Roth, W. D., & Lyon, K. A. (2018). Genetic ancestry tests and race: Who takes them, why, and how do they affect racial identities? In K. Suzuki & D. von Vacano (Eds.), Reconsidering race: Cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches, New York: Oxford University Press.

Ho, M., Lyon, K.A., Lightfoot, J., Shaw, A. (2018). Thinking like a Sociologist, but how? Using reflective worksheets to enhance metacognition in a classroom with diverse learners. Teaching with Metacognition, 2, 20-24.

d’Entremont, A., Gustafson, H., Verrett, J., Lyon, K.A., Greer, K., Ali, A. (2017). Gendered words in US engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, 1-6.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2017). Images of the future: Gender and portrayals of faculty and industry members in Canadian engineering school recruitment materials.  Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 14, 1-7.

Lyon, K. A., & Guppy, N(2016). Enhancing student compositional diversity in the sociology classroom. Teaching Sociology, 44(2), 106-117.

Bartolic, S.K., Lyon, K.A., Sierra, L., & White, J. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theory. Family Science Review, 21(1), 56-70.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D., Wamsteeker, K. (2016). Imagery and gender in Canadian Engineering Recruitment Documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-8.

Lyon, K. A., & Frohard-Dourlent, H. (2015). “Let's talk about the institution”: Same-sex common-law partners negotiating marriage equality and relationship legitimacy. Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne de Sociologie, 52(4), 402–428.

Greer, K., d’Entremont, A., Lyon, K.A., Demmers, D. (2015). Creating an (un)inviting environment through texts and images: Representations of gender in engineering recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1, pp. 35). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K.A. (2015). Gendered words in Canadian engineering recruitment documents. Proceedings of the Canadian Engineering Education Association, 12, 1-7. 

Guppy, N., & Lyon, K.A. (2012). Multiculturalism, education practices and colonial legacies: The case of Canada. In C. Kassimeris, & M. Vryonides (Eds.), The politics of education: Challenging multiculturalism (pp. 114-135). New York, NY: Routledge.