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A dynamic, committed team of faculty and staff make up Ryerson’s Faculty of Community Services. Together, we support student success, advance innovation in teaching and lead research that drives positive change.

Marni Binder

Associate Professor, School of Early Childhood Studies and Learning and Teaching Chair, Faculty of Community Services

Phone: 416-979-5000, ext. 7130

Areas Of Expertise:

Creative arts; Arts-based education research; Holistic education (spirituality of children, mindfulness); Multimodal literacies; Child art, visual narrative; Scholarship of teaching and learning

Kiaras Gharabaghi

Director and Associate Professor, School of Child and Youth Care and Interim John C. Eaton Chair in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Community Services


416-979-5000, ext. 4812

Areas Of Expertise:

Residential care and treatment; Social innovation; Organizational change; International child and youth care practice


Ken Moffatt

Professor, School of Social Work and Jack Layton Chair, Faculty of Community Services and Faculty of Arts


416-979-5000, ext. 6215

Kiké Roach

Unifor National Chair in Social Justice and Democracy