Carolina Bergonzoni, MA (Comp. Media Arts), MA BA (Phil)
PhD Candidate
(Education), Simon Fraser University

Originally from Italy, Carolina Bergonzoni is a dance artist and a PhD Candidate in the Arts Education program at Simon Fraser University. Since 2011, she has been working toward building communities of movers and thinkers. Currently, she works with the integrated dance company All Bodies Dance Project. Her work has been published in International journals and presented at conferences, as well as dance festivals in Canada, Europe, and the USA. Her doctoral research centres on the powerful knowledge stored in the cells of our body, and the endless possibilities of difference as a pedagogical and artistic tool.

Daniel Ferraz, BA (Psychology)
MA Student (Education), Simon Fraser University

Daniel is an MA student in Educational Psychology program.  He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the Universidade São Marcos in São Paulo, Brazil. Currently, his thesis focuses on critical psychology in social cultural theory. He is also an executive member of the Education Graduate Student Association (EGSA) and the GSS (Graduate Student Society) councillor for Education.  He joined SFU Education Review in May 2018 as Web Administrator, soon becoming the Managing Editor and has been working with the journal team to further develop and improved the journal’s online platform for it’s readers.


Shaila Shams, MA (App. Linguistics)
PhD Candidate (Education)

Shaila is a PhD candidate in the Languages, Cultures and Literacies programme at the Faculty of Education in Simon Fraser University. She completed her M.A. from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is interested in poststructural and sociocultural theories of language, learning and identity. Her doctoral research aims at understanding the multilingual practices, language learning and identity construction of adult immigrants and their integration process in Canada.

Prior to commencing her studies at SFU as an international student in 2017, Shaila worked as an educator at university level in Bangladesh. She had also served on the editorial board of a Journal published from her university in Bangladesh. Shaila’s teaching career expanded after she started teaching at SFU as sessional instructor. She is interested in music and is in pursuit of learning it.



Livia Poljak, MA (French Language)
PhD Candiate (Education), Simon Fraser University

Livia is a first year PhD student with an interest in French phonetics, accent identification, and French Immersion group identity and group language formation. Livia is working with French immersion students on language identity in the classroom and French immersion student accents. Livia is very excited to join the Ed Review team this year!




Kari Gustafson, MA (Education)
PhD Student (Education), Simon Fraser University

Kari is a PhD Student in Philosophy of Education at Simon Fraser University. Her focus is neurodiversity and disability, and her PhD research is with with roleplaying games (like D&D), and social inclusion. Kari has an MA (Education) in Educational Psychology from Aarhus University in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has an educational and professional background in Nordic pedagogy and social pedagogy.




Mohsen H. Moghaddam, MA, MEd
PhD Student (Education), Simon Fraser University

Mohsen is a PhD student in Education specializing in Languages, Cultures, and Literacies. His research focus relates to identity construction, investment and language and literacy of adult immigrants and refugees in Canada. He has been volunteering with MOSAIC since 2016 helping newcomers to BC with their English language skills. He is currently working as an undergraduate writing facilitator at the Student Learning Commons (SLC) and WriteAway. At SLC, in addition to offering individual writing consultations, he delivers general and course-integrated writing workshops across disciplines to undergraduate students on topics ranging from argumentation to ethical use of research material in writing assignments.