Katherine Lyon

Assistant Professor of Teaching
location_on AnSo-2303
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)


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) 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., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2022). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K. A., 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

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

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., 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. 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.

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., & 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.

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. M. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theories. Family Science Review, 21 (1),56-70.

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 education recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

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
location_on AnSo-2303
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)


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) 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., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2022). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K. A., 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

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

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., 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. 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.

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., & 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.

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. M. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theories. Family Science Review, 21 (1),56-70.

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 education recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

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
location_on AnSo-2303
Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia

M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto
 

About keyboard_arrow_down

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)

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) 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 keyboard_arrow_down

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., Roberson, N., Lam, M., Riccardi, D., Lightfoot, J., & Lilliot, S. (2022). A sociological lens on linguistic diversity: Implications for writing inclusive multiple-choice assessments. Teaching Sociology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0092055X221134126

Lyon, K. A., 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

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

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., 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. 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.

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., & 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.

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. M. (2016). Comparative approaches to teaching family theories. Family Science Review, 21 (1),56-70.

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 education recruitment materials. In WWEST’s Gender diversity in STEM: A briefing on women in science and engineering (Vol. 1). San Francisco, CA: Blurb.

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.