Ellen Perrault


Dean, Teaching Professor




BA (general)

BA (psychology specialization)

Contact information


MacKimmie Tower : MT302


  • W2021 - SOWK 201 - Introduction To Social Work    

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Research and Teaching Activities

Research areas

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Human Service Organizations and Systems

Research and Scholarly Activity

Through generous funding from the Taylor Institute of Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary, Dr. Perrault conducted a recent qualitative research case study in an effort to determine the important organizational, technical, and educational development success factors involved in the conversion from a face-to-face course to a quality online course. 

Learn more from Dr. Perrault’s Innovate Calgary research profile.


Ellen Perrault, Teaching Professor, is Dean at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. She brings over 25 years’ experience in educational leadership, research, evaluation, social work practice, coordination, organizational leadership, online education, and post-secondary educational development. Ellen’s passion lies in organizational improvement and supporting people to maximize their potential. Dr. Perrault is interested in determining the organizational, technical, and process success factors involved in improving strategic outcomes.


2019 University of Calgary U Make a Difference, Collaboration and Communication category

2018 University of Calgary Award for Educational Leadership

2018 Respect and Recognition Star team award 

2015 University of Calgary, Faculty of Social Work Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award