Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303
Research Area
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 


About

Courses:

Inequality in Global Pandemics (edX free course)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Global Pandemics (Soci 290)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)


Teaching


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) Self-regulated learning for new university students

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

iii) Gender and engineering education

 


Publications

Textbooks

Ball, J., Tepperman, L., Lyon, K. (2024). The Stacked Deck: An Introduction to Social Inequality (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press

Tepperman, L., Curtis, J., Lyon, K., & Colavecchia, S. (2023, in press). Social problems: A Canadian perspective (6th ed.). Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K., Christy, K., & Miniaci, A. (Eds.). (2022). COVID-19 and society. Oxford University Press.

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Lyon, K., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2023). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S.K. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 30(1), 65-83. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K., 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., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. K. (2020). Reimagining ownership of formal, student-led peer mentoring: Student mentors speak back to the literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 1(13), 13–18.

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

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

 

Selected Additional Publications

d’Entremont, Agnes, Banka, A., & Lyon, K. (2023). “Examining the impact of state-level affirmative action bans on the enrollment of historically excluded students in engineering schools.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.

Lyon, K. & 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).

Lyon, K., 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.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K. (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., & 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.


Awards

Teaching Awards

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Award, Canadian Sociological Association, 2023

Killam Teaching Prize, UBC 2021

Teaching Innovations Award, UBC Vantage One, 2019

Teaching Award, UBC Vantage One, 2018

Sessional Teaching Award, UBC Department of Sociology, 2017

SAGE Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, American Sociological Association, 2015


Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303
Research Area
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 


About

Courses:

Inequality in Global Pandemics (edX free course)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Global Pandemics (Soci 290)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)


Teaching


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) Self-regulated learning for new university students

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

iii) Gender and engineering education

 


Publications

Textbooks

Ball, J., Tepperman, L., Lyon, K. (2024). The Stacked Deck: An Introduction to Social Inequality (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press

Tepperman, L., Curtis, J., Lyon, K., & Colavecchia, S. (2023, in press). Social problems: A Canadian perspective (6th ed.). Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K., Christy, K., & Miniaci, A. (Eds.). (2022). COVID-19 and society. Oxford University Press.

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Lyon, K., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2023). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S.K. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 30(1), 65-83. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K., 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., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. K. (2020). Reimagining ownership of formal, student-led peer mentoring: Student mentors speak back to the literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 1(13), 13–18.

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

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

 

Selected Additional Publications

d’Entremont, Agnes, Banka, A., & Lyon, K. (2023). “Examining the impact of state-level affirmative action bans on the enrollment of historically excluded students in engineering schools.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.

Lyon, K. & 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).

Lyon, K., 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.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K. (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., & 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.


Awards

Teaching Awards

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Award, Canadian Sociological Association, 2023

Killam Teaching Prize, UBC 2021

Teaching Innovations Award, UBC Vantage One, 2019

Teaching Award, UBC Vantage One, 2018

Sessional Teaching Award, UBC Department of Sociology, 2017

SAGE Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, American Sociological Association, 2015


Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303
Research Area
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

About keyboard_arrow_down

Courses:

Inequality in Global Pandemics (edX free course)

COVID-19 & Society (SOCI 410)

Global Pandemics (Soci 290)

Social Interaction and Culture (Soci 101)

Inequality and Social Change (Soci 102)

Sociological Methods: Qualitative Research (Soci 382)

Teaching keyboard_arrow_down
Research keyboard_arrow_down

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) Self-regulated learning for new university students

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

iii) Gender and engineering education

 

Publications keyboard_arrow_down

Textbooks

Ball, J., Tepperman, L., Lyon, K. (2024). The Stacked Deck: An Introduction to Social Inequality (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press

Tepperman, L., Curtis, J., Lyon, K., & Colavecchia, S. (2023, in press). Social problems: A Canadian perspective (6th ed.). Oxford University Press.

Lyon, K., Christy, K., & Miniaci, A. (Eds.). (2022). COVID-19 and society. Oxford University Press.

 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Lyon, K., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2023). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S.K. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. 30(1), 65-83. DOI: 10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., Lam, M., Lyon, K., 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., Malette, N., Holroyd, H., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. K. (2020). Reimagining ownership of formal, student-led peer mentoring: Student mentors speak back to the literature. The Chronicle of Mentoring & Coaching, 1(13), 13–18.

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

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

 

Selected Additional Publications

d’Entremont, Agnes, Banka, A., & Lyon, K. (2023). “Examining the impact of state-level affirmative action bans on the enrollment of historically excluded students in engineering schools.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference.

Lyon, K. & 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).

Lyon, K., 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.

d’Entremont, A., Greer, K., & Lyon, K. (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., & 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.

Awards keyboard_arrow_down

Teaching Awards

Outstanding Contribution to Teaching Award, Canadian Sociological Association, 2023

Killam Teaching Prize, UBC 2021

Teaching Innovations Award, UBC Vantage One, 2019

Teaching Award, UBC Vantage One, 2018

Sessional Teaching Award, UBC Department of Sociology, 2017

SAGE Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award, American Sociological Association, 2015