Dr. Jillian Roberts is currently on sabbatical. On June 30th, she finished a 5-year term as Associate Dean Administration for the Faculty of Education. As ADA, Dr. Roberts took a leadership role in the faculty's Strategic Plan, its new Centre for Outreach Education (CORE), and development activities leading to increased philanthropic support for the faculty.
While on sabbatical, Dr. Roberts will divide her time between Victoria (during the school year) and Prince Edward Island, (in summer). She will continue with research, student supervision and professional consultations. She can be reached via email: email@example.com.
When Dr. Roberts returns in Janurary of 2014, she will resume her position as Chair of CORE as well as her position as an Associate Professor of Special Education. As a member of the Special Education Section, Dr. Roberts teaches courses on how to best manage the needs of students with learning difficulties and special needs. She is also a Registered Psychologist and a Certified Teacher.
Dr. Roberts' current research interests include the quality of life experiences of young school children with epilepsy and their families; quality of life outcomes after amputation and hand transplantation; and a comparative analysis of Special Education practices in Canada and the U.K. She is highly interested in qualitative research methodologies. Dr. Roberts works primarily with graduate students and those who wish to be teachers in schools.