Dr. David Lovas, Dalhousie University

Dr. Chris Gilham

Chris Gilham, MA, PhD has worked as an educator for over 20 years. He has taught grades three to nine in regular and special education settings in Japan, Ontario, and Alberta. He has worked as a Behaviour and Mental Health Consultant for the Calgary Board of Education. Today, as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Saint Francis Xavier University, Chris co-directs and teaches in the Masters of Education with a concentration in Mental Health Education degree program. Chris also teaches Inclusion and Mental Health Education in the Bachelor of Education program. He is involved in several mental health literacy projects with teenmentalhealth.org and recently completed federally funded school-based research investigating girls’ developmental assets, with partners at New Brunswick Community College and the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre. Chris was part of the literature review team for Nova Scotia’s Student’s First Inclusion Commission Report and he is a member of the Provincial Advisory Council for Education.