Bruce Moghtader

B.A (SFU), M.A (UBC), Ph.D. (UBC)

Bruce Moghtader is an educator. His research examines the impact of economic theory on education policies and practices. His current research is on economic imperialism with attention to digitization and transformation of human activities to data and uses of data as a form of capital.


Courses taught

  • EDUC 1150/1100 - Introduction to Higher Education

Areas of Interest

Education Ethics; Policy and Governmentality; International and Comparative Education; Curriculum Studies; Economics of Education; Engaged Scholarship

Scholarly Work

  • Moghtader, B. (2023). Schooling, Human Capital and Civilization A Brief History from Antiquity to the Digital Era. Routledge.
  • Moghtader, B., Briseño-Garzón, A., Varao-Sousa, T., & Roll, I. (2022). Faculty and student partnerships in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Evaluation of an Institutional Model. Teaching and Learning Inquiry, 10.
  • Moghtader, B. (2022). Schooling humans as a form of capital. In D. Tröhler, N. Piattoeva, & W. F. Pinar (Eds.), World Yearbook of Education 2022. New York: Routledge.
  • Moghtader, B., Carbonetti, M., & Briseño-Garzón, A. (2022). Decolonial ethics and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. In L. Fedoruk (Ed.), Ethics and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. New York: Springer International Publishing.
  • Moghtader, B., Strubbe L., Stang, J., & Clarke, A. (2021). Paired teaching in higher education: learning from science faculty. International Journal for Academic Development, 27 (1), 83-95.
  • Cho, S., Werker, G. R., Liu, A. Y., Moghtader, B., & Huh, W. T. (2020). A three-party case study: Exploring the value of student work in co-creation in teaching and learning. Teaching and Learning Inquiry, 8 (2), 200-220.
  • Moghtader, B. (2021). Thinking creatively with Ted T. Aoki about the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. In N. S. Lee & J. Ursino (Eds.), Lingering with the works of Ted T. Aoki: Historical and contemporary significance for curriculum research and practice. New York: Routledge.
  • Moghtader, B. (2018). Pastorate power, market liberalism and a knowing without knowing. Knowledge Cultures, 5 (1), 18-35.
  • Moghtader, B. (2017). Human capital and education of desires after Michel Foucault. Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics, 6 (4), 35-52.
  • Books Moghtader, B. (2016). Foucault and educational ethics. London: Palgrave Pivot.