Erin Aspenlieder

Erin Aspenlieder

E.D, Program Enhancement Lead / ext.24842

Erin is an educational developer and the Program Enhancement Lead. Her work includes support for programs in the Institutional Quality Assurance Process (IQAP), as well as routine curriculum enhancement. She has a PhD in English and Cultural Studies from McMaster University.


Book Reviews:

Teaching Courses:

  •  EDU 750; EDU 650

Publications / Research:

Erin’s research interests include program enhancement and assessment, contingent teaching support and graduate student professional development.

In review:

  • Mathany, C., Aspenlieder, E. & Clow, K. Scholarship of teaching and learning and disciplinary identities.
  • Bishop-Williams, K., Roke, K., Troop, M. & Aspenlieder, E. Interdisciplinary and discipline specific programming: Graduate student perspectives and relevance for teaching development.


  • Vander Kloet, Marie; Frake-Mistak, Mandy; McGinn, Michelle K.; Caldecott, Marion; Aspenlieder, Erin D.; Beres, Jacqueline L.; Fukuzawa, Sherry; Cassidy, Alice; and Gill, Apryl (2017) “Conditions for Contingent Instructors Engaged in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Vol. 8 : Iss. 2 , Article 9.
  • Aspenlieder, E. (2015). Novel readings: Reimagining the value of the university. Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 6(2), Article 7.
  • Troop, M., Aspenlieder, E. & Wallar, L. (2015). Developing graduate students’ self-efficacy with learner centred lecturing. Canadian Journal of Higher Education 45(3), 15-33.
  • Aspenlieder, E. & Vander Kloet, M. (2014). Listen up! Be responsible! What a graduate student hears about university teaching, graduate education and employment. Preparing Graduate Students for a Changing World of Work, special issue of Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 44(3), 20-38.
  • Vander Kloet, M. & Aspenlieder, E. (2013). Educational development for responsible graduate students in the neoliberal university. Critical Studies in Higher Education, 54(3), 286-298.
  • Aspenlieder, E. & Rawn, C. D. (2014). STLHE Green Guide No 14. Teaching Graduate Students to Teach. London, Canada: Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.