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Faculty of Community Services

Erica Killick


PhD candidate, MA, BA, OCT, CECE



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  • Contemplative education in childhood
  • Holistic education
  • Child development
  • Educational psychology
  • Early childhood and elementary education


Erica Killick is a contract lecturer in the School of Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson University.  She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. She received her MA at the University of Toronto in Child Study and Education as well as an Ontario Teaching Certificate through the Ontario College of Teachers. Killick is also a registered ECE with the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educators and has worked in early years settings in Taiwan and Ontario. Killick also worked as an elementary school teacher in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan from 2003 - 2014. Her research interests include yoga education for children and contemplative practices in childhood. She is currently working on her PhD dissertation which explores how children in preschool experience yoga from the point of view of the child.

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Contract Lecturer

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  • Office location: KHS-350B, Kerr Hall South
  • Hours available: By appointment