Richard Maclure


Richard Maclure
Full Professor

Room: LMX 462
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 4034
Work E-mail:

Richard Maclure


Richard Maclure holds a Ph.D. in international development education from Stanford University and a graduate teacher certificate from the University of London, U. K. He recently completed a SSHRC-funded study on youth participation in Senegal, and is currently coordinating an IDRC-funded research project on youth social capital formation, with case studies in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Canada. His publications have appeared in journals such as Comparative Education, Journal of Latin American Studies, Harvard Educational Review and Journal of Youth Studies. Prior to his academic career, Professor Maclure taught in secondary schools in Nigeria and in the Canadian Arctic, and subsequently he worked as a field director for PLAN International in Burkina Faso, and as a program officer with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). He has also served as a consultant with international aid organizations such as CIDA, UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank.


Maclure, R. (2017). Youth Reflexivity as Participatory Research in Senegal: A field study of reciprocal learning and incremental transformations.

Maclure, R. (2017). Governance and Children’s Rights in Africa and Latin America: National and Transnational Constraints.

Maclure, R. (2011). Children's rights and international development: Lessons and challenges from the field.

Fields of Interest

  • Education in developing countries
  • Youth social capital
  • Foreign aid for education
Back to top