Catherine Dunnington

Ph.D. Candidate

University of Ottawa

Catherine-Laura Dunnington (formerly Tremblay-Dion) is a doctoral candidate at the University of Ottawa. Her work focuses on literacy, early childhood education, and arts-based learning. She has been published in the International Journal of Education and the Arts, Bookbird: An International Journal of Children’s Literature, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: Monitor, Education Review, and Root & Star Magazine. She is chair of the board at Dartmouth Daycare, a non-profit childcare centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.


  • Early Childhood Education
  • Children’s Literature
  • Sustainability Education


  • PhD in Education, 2020

    University of Ottawa

  • MEd in Curriculum Studies, 2012

    University of Montana

  • BA in Women and Gender Studies, 2009

    University of Vermont