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Dr. Chad London PhD Associate Professor

The Dean of the College of Kinesiology

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership, University of Calgary
  • M.Sc. Human Kinetics, University of Windsor
  • B.A. University of Lethbridge

Academic Appointments

  • 2016 to present - Dean and Associate Professor, College of Kinesiology
  • 2011-2016 - Dean, Faculty of Health, Community and Education, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2003-2011 - Associate Dean, Faculty and Health and Community Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta
  • 2000-2003 - Department Chair, Physical Education and Recreation Studies
  • 1996-2000 - Instructor, Physical Activity and Sport Administration

Research Areas

  • Leadership
  • Physical Literacy

Publications and Presentations

Recent select publications and presentations:

  • Dean, Y., London, C.L., Carston, C., & Salyers, V. (2015). Who assists the faculty? The need for mentorship programs for faculty undertaking international education initiatives. International Journal for Leadership in Learning 4(1), 1-34. Available online.
  • Salyers, V., Carston, C., Dean, Y., & London, C.L. (2015). Exploring the motivations, expectations and experiences of students who study in global settings. Journal of International students.5(4), 368-382.
  • London, C.L. (2014, October). Leadership Panel. Alberta Family Wellness Initiative 2014 symposium - Accelerating Innovation: Telling the Brain Story to Inspire Action. Calgary, AB.
  • LeBlanc, S., London, C.L., & Huisman, J. (2013).  Using groups to change the department head role: An organization development case. Tertiary Education and Management,19(2).
  • London, C.L. (2012, February). Untapping department chair leadership. A Paper Presented at the Academic Chairpersons Conference, Orlando, FL.
  • London, C.L. (2011).  Development of an evaluation framework for the head of department role. Quality in Higher Education,17(3), 37-51.
  • Squires, V. & London, C.L. (2019, June). Gauging the Impact of the Okanagan Charter on the Well-being of Canadian Campuses. A Paper presented at the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education Conference. Vancouver, BC.
  • Warkentin, J. & London, C.L. (2019, May). Exploring the physical literacy of older adult females involves in a community-based physical activity program. International Physical Literacy Conference. Winnipeg, MB.
  • London, C.L. (2017, May). Leading the movement: Using servant leadership strategies to advance physical literacy. International Physical Literacy Conference. Toronto, ON.