Karen M. Magro is a Professor of Literacy Education, Adult Learning, and Applied Psychology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Winnipeg. Her teaching and research focus on refugee and newcomer education, transformative learning theory, adult literacy, and social justice education. She completed her doctoral studies in education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Dr. Karen Magro has been an educator for more than 30 years and has taught both nationally and internationally.