Bio (David Langmuir)

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David Langmuir

David Langmuir


Associate Faculty


Leadership Studies, Environment and Sustainability


After 30 years as a school principal in three provinces, David Langmuir retired from the West Vancouver School District in 2015. He has taught learners from kindergarten through to graduate school. His research interests include educational leadership, teacher development, environmental education and second language learning and inquiry. Langmuir is currently working with the Teacher Education Office in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. He is married and has lived in Vancouver (Point Grey) since 1989. They have three adult children and are grandparents to fraternal twins.


Langmuir’s association with Royal Roads University began in 2002 as a representative to the Leadership Development for Renewal Consortium, a partnership between five B.C. school districts and the School of Leadership. In 2004, he was appointed adjunct faculty and has provided academic supervision to graduate students in the Schools of Leadership Studies and Environment and Sustainability. Langmuir was a coordinator, program author and presenter at the University of British Columbia Short Course for Educational Leaders for several years, and taught educational administration at the graduate level at the University of Victoria.


Langmuir holds a PhD in Educational Studies from the University of British Columbia (1998), a Master of Education from the University of Victoria (1982) and a Bachelor of Education (secondary) from the University of British Columbia (1977).