Editorial Team

Chief Editor


Associate Editor 

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Diana Boyd is the Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Career Development since 2009 & recently stepped up to take on temporarily the Chief Editor position of the Journal. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Psychology from Cape Breton University and a Masters in Applied Social Psychology from Memorial University of Newfoundland. While her focus is the operation of the Journal, she undertakes research where time and opportunity allow. Her areas of interest include post secondary students, career development, psychology, and publishing. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Learned Journals, and has sat on boards across various organizations.  


In Memory of our Founding Editor

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June 12, 1963- May 20, 2024

Dr. Robert Shea was an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University & served as Associate Vice-President (Academic and Student Affairs) of the Fisheries and Marine Institute. He provided outstanding dedication to the Journal for 26 years and service to Memorial University for over 30 years, where he previously served as acting Deputy Provost, Associate Vice-President (academic) pro tempore, and Dean pro tempore of the Department of Student Affairs and Services.

Rob was a life-long learner with a, B.A., B.S.W, M. Ed from Memorial University, and an Ed. D. from the University of Calgary. In his roles as the Journals Chief Editor and at the Faculty of Education, Rob was passionate about the education of future adult and post-secondary leaders. His research & teaching embraced career development and focused on experiential learning, post-secondary student retention, adult education, and university and college leadership. He believed in his students, co-workers, the work of the faculty, and was an enthusiastic supporter of them.

His university service included leadership roles as president of national and international associations – some include - CERIC, the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE), the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) and the International Association of Student Affairs and Services Association (IASAS), representing over 52 countries around the world.