Faculty & Staff

Yasmin Dean


Academic Title: Associate Professor

Administrative Title: Chair, Department of Child Studies and Social Work

Areas of Instruction
Local and international community development, social innovation, Inclusive social work education

PhD, University of Calgary
MSW, University of Calgary
BSW, University of Calgary

Phone: 403.440.5920
Email: ydean@mtroyal.ca


Scholarly Interests

  • International social work
  • International field schools
  • Indigenous helping practices
  • Resilience and mental health

Professional Community Service Interests

  • Calgary Foundation Grants Committee Volunteer (Environment), 2009 - 2015
  • Enviros Wilderness School Board of Directors and Co-Vice President, 2008 - 2015

Research and Scholarly Projects

Briskman, L. & Dean, Y. (2016). Social Workers Without Borders: Voices for Justice, Ethics and Social Welfare, 10 (2). 185-187.

Miller-Young, J., Dean, Y., Rathburn, M., Pettit, J., Underwood, M., Gleeson, J., Lexier, R.,Calvert, V., & Clayton, P. (2015). Decoding Ourselves: An Inquiry into Faculty Learning About Reciprocity in Service Learning. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 22(1), 32-47. http://hdl.handle.net/11205/237

Dean, Y., London, C., Smey-Carston, C., & Salyers, V. (2015). Who assists the faculty? The need for mentorship programs for faculty undertaking international education initiatives. International journal for leadership in learning, 4 (1), 1-34.

Salyers, V., Smey-Carston, C., Dean, Y. & London, C. (2015). Studying in international settings: evaluating student motivations, expectations and experiences. Journal of international students in higher education, 5 (4), 368-388. http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1066287.pdf