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Human Development &
Capability Association

Multi-Disciplinary and People-Centred

Dr. Timothy Brunet

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  • Position: Coordinator, Outstanding Scholars and Student Leadership and Instructor - Communications
  • Department: Student Success & Leadership Centre, Faculty of Science and the Odette School of Business
  • Affiliation: University of Windsor
  • Country: Canada
  • Website: http://www.uwindsor.ca
  • Biographical info: I am an award-winning Higher Education professional who helps students flourish. I work with approximately 1000 students annually in my role as advisor, coordinator, adjunct learning specialist, and instructor at the University of Windsor. As the Outstanding Scholars Coordinator, I manage nearly 500 research assistant placements annually. I am an enthusiastic advisor for the coordination of external leadership scholarships and I am the faculty advisor for the thriving UWindsor chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society. In 2022 and 2023 I led the UWill Discover Sustainable Futures project which is a $70k project funded in part by SSHRC and the University of Windsor's Office of the Vice President Research Innovation. My research and teaching highlight educational opportunities based on human development frameworks which I've acquired from my studies at the University of Toronto and my membership with the Human Development and Capability Association. As such, I study the application of the capability approach in administrative, pedagogical and research activities in higher education. I teach communication in multiple faculties and programs including the graduate programs in Applied Economics and Policy, Master of Materials Chemistry and Engineering, and the Master of Management program.

Research interests:
Higher Education Human Development Quality Assurance Learning Outcomes Business Communication Social Innovation

Thematic Groups:
Education Participatory Methods Sustainable Human Development

Regional Network:
North American Network

About Tim Brunet

Dr. Brunet is a Higher Education professional with extensive experience in digital, interpersonal, external, and organizational communication. He is the project chair of the UWill Discover Sustainable Futures project which is funded in part by SSHRC and the University of Windsor. His research and practice propose shifting higher education goals from human capital theory to a human development vision. As such, he studies the application of the Capability Approach in administrative, pedagogical and research activities in higher education. His teaching philosophy engages students in bodies of knowledge while giving them opportunities to have a voice in their disciplines, on our campus, and in their communities.

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