Marcea is a Maritimer by birth, a teacher by profession, and a learner at heart. She has taught in British, American, and Canadian curriculum contexts. A STU alumna, Marcea has worked with culturally and linguistically diverse learners from more than 30 different nationalities on four continents. She has a passion for English Language Arts and Literature and has worked with pre-service teachers and students in Canada, Malaysia, Morocco, and Italy. Prior to her tenure-track appointment at STU in 2015, Marcea completed her SSHRC-funded graduate work at Queen’s University and was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Participatory Cultures Lab at McGill University. From 2019 to 2022 she served as the Director of the School of Education and in the Fall of 2022 was a Visiting Professor at the University of Genoa, Italy.