Kulamakan (Mahan) Kulasegaram PhD
Scientist - The Wilson Centre
Assistant Professor - Department of Family & Community Medicine
University of Toronto
Dr. Kulasegaram (Mahan)'s research examines educational assessment as an opportunity enhance learning and in particular, how transfer of learning. This involves reexamining the entire context of assessment - the objectives, process, tools, learners, and raters - from theoretical perspectives informed by theories from psychology and educational measurement. Additionally, he studies the role of educational 'big' data including assessment data in evaluating, assessing, and improving medical education across the continuum of training. His other interests also include research methods and instructional design to support transfer.
Mahan joined the Wilson Centre in 2013. Previously, he was a graduate fellow from 2009-2013 and a post-doctoral fellow in 2013. He completed his PhD in the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and in the Program for Educational Research & Development at McMaster University in 2013. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and is the Assessnent Scientist in the MD Program at the University of Toronto.
Current Fellows: Gharid Nourallah Bekdache