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

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association Social Justice and Democratization Space (2020-present)

 

Courses:

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

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)

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

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

iii) Self-regulated learning for new university students

iv) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology


Publications

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

Lyon, K. A., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A. (2022). COVID-19 and society. 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.

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).

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.


Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association Social Justice and Democratization Space (2020-present)

 

Courses:

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

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)

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

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

iii) Self-regulated learning for new university students

iv) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology

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

Lyon, K. A., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A. (2022). COVID-19 and society. 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.

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).

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.

Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

Editor, Pedagogy Series, International Sociological Association Social Justice and Democratization Space (2020-present)

 

Courses:

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

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)

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

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

iii) Self-regulated learning for new university students

iv) Digitally-mediated experiential learning in sociology

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

Lyon, K. A., Holroyd, H., Malette, N., Greer, K., & Bartolic, S. (2022). Owning the conversation: Mentor and mentee perceptions of student-led peer mentoring. Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13611267.2022.2030187

Lyon, K.A., Christy, K., Miniaci, A. (2022). COVID-19 and society. 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.

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).

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.