Nancy Taber

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Nancy Taber is a professor in the Department of Educational Studies at Brock University.

Her research explores the ways in which learning, gender, and militarism intersect in daily life, popular culture, museums, militaries, and educational institutions. She has a particular focus on women’s experiences in the Canadian Armed Forces as relates to organizational culture, official polices, education, and informal everyday practices, with respect to gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual assault.

She is the co-director of the Transforming Military Cultures network. Dr. Taber also conducts fiction-based research to explore the complexity of women’s lives as relates to wars and militaries. Her debut novel, A Sea of Spectres, will be publsihed in June 2024 with Acorn Press.

Dr. Taber is a retired military officer who served as a Sea King helicopter air navigator. She is a former President of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education and the former Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education.