Dr. Joy Mighty is a Professor Emerita from Carleton University where she held appointments as Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning), Senior Scholar for Innovation in Teaching and Learning, and Full Professor in the Sprott School of Business and the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Prior to her work at Carleton, Dr. Mighty served as Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning and Professor in the School of Business at Queen’s University. She was also the coordinator of the Teaching and Learning Centre and a professor in the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick.
Joy has an eclectic academic background and a wealth of experience as an administrator, teacher, educational developer, researcher and consultant. Her special interests are organizational development and change, as well as equity, diversity and the scholarship of teaching and learning. A past president of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), she was also the inaugural chair of the Educational Developers Caucus and Canada’s representative on the Council of the International Consortium for Educational Development. She currently chairs the STLHE Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. A frequently sought keynote speaker at regional, national, and international conferences, Joy has published in various conference proceedings, journals and books, and is the co-editor of the highly acclaimed publication Taking Stock: Research on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Joy has also received awards for excellence in teaching, research, professional service and leadership, and is the 2020 recipient of the Christopher Knapper Lifetime Achievement Award.