Henry Giroux wins a pair of awards from Chapman University

The faculty and staff of the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University has honoured McMaster professor Henry Giroux with two awards:

The Changing the World Award

This award recognizes individuals who contribute in remarkable ways to the improvement of our world through education. These contributions could be distinguished service to the community, promoting social justice and democracy, being a change agent for education and society or simply valuing education in some form. The CTW Award honours individuals or organizations for an immediate impact as well as impact that could be felt many years later.

The Paulo Freire Democratic Project Social Justice Award

This award is devoted to the development of progressive/critical and ethical/democratic practices within both formal and informal educational settings, and is presented at the Chapman University reception at AERA’s annual conference in Chicago.

Giroux is currently the McMaster University Chair Professor for Scholarship in the Public Interest, and was recently featured as a guest on TVO’s The Agenda with Steve PaikinWatch the full episode here.