Claudia Ruitenberg is a Professor in the Department of Educational Studies and Academic Director of Vantage College, both at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Originally from The Netherlands, she completed her PhD at Simon Fraser University in 2005 and has taught at UBC since 2006. She is the author of Unlocking the World: Education in an Ethic of Hospitality (2015), co-editor of Education, Culture and Epistemological Diversity: Mapping a Disputed Terrain (2012), and editor of (among other titles) Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice (2017).
Her areas of research include political and citizenship education; ethics and education; discourse, performativity, and the effects of language use in education more generally; art and aesthetic education.
In 2017 she served as member of the jury for the Evens Prize for Peace Education.