Mary Bryson

Wall Associate




Language and Literacy Education





Dr. Mary K. Bryson is Professor, Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia. Dr. Bryson is the author of multiple publications concerning the social, cultural and educational significance of networked media technologies and publics that make significant contributions to theoretical accounts of gendered and sexual marginality, knowledge mobilization and resilience. Dr. Bryson chaired the UBC Vice-Presidential Trans, Two-Spirit and Gender Diversity Task Force and is a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) Global Education Initiative. Their CIHR-funded Cancer’s Margins project is the first nation-wide Canadian research study designed to advance our understanding of how sexuality and gender shape breast and gynecologic cancer health knowledge access, and its mobilization in health and treatment decision-making and implications for the design of care that is both medically and culturally competent.