Marc Spooner is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Regina. He specializes in qualitative and participatory action research at the intersections of theory and action-on-the-ground. His interests include: homelessness & poverty; audit culture & the effects of neoliberalization & corporatization on higher education; social justice, activism, & participatory democracy. He has published in many venues including peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, government reports, and a wide variety of popularizations. Together with colleagues at the U of R, he also co-hosts a popular education series that takes place in pubs—not on campus—entitled Talkin’ about School and Society.