Joy Mighty

Associate Vice-President for Teaching and Learning

Carleton University

CA Canada

Dr. Joy Mighty is Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) at Carleton University, in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a joint appointment as a Full Professor in the Sprott School of Business and the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies. She previously served as Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning and Professor in the School of Business at Queen’s University. Prior to her work at Queen’s, she was the coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Centre and a professor in the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick.

Dr. Mighty obtained her B.A. (English), Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, M.A. in Education and Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica. She earned her MBA from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and her Ph.D. in Organizational Behaviour from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto. She is also a Past President of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, was the inaugural chair of the Educational Developers Caucus, and served as Canada’s representative on the Council of the International Consortium for Educational Development.

Dr. Mighty’s special interests are organizational development and change, equity, diversity and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She has received awards for excellence in teaching, research, extraordinary service and professional leadership, and has provided consulting services to private, public and not-for-profit organizations in more than ten countries. A frequently sought keynote speaker at regional, national, and international conferences, she has published in various conference proceedings, journals and books, and is the co-editor of the highly acclaimed 2010 publication Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.