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Shirley R. Steinberg University of Calgary

Professor Shirley R. Steinberg is Research Professor of Critical Youth Studies at the University of Calgary. She is the author and editor of many books in critical pedagogy, urban and youth culture, and cultural studies and a regular contributor to local and international media. The co-founder of The Paulo and Nita Freire International Project for Critical Pedagogy, she is the founder of International Institute of Critical Pedagogy and Transformative Leadership. Steinberg is committed to a global community of transformative educators and community workers engaged in radical love, social justice, and the situating of power within social and cultural contexts, specifically involving youth.