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Dr. Glen Sharpe

Schulich School of Education - Associate Professor
office: H337
email: glens@nipissingu.ca
tel: (705) 474-3450      
ext: 4170
fax: 705-474-1947


Dr. Sharpe completed his BEd at Lakehead University, his MEd at Nipissing University and his EDd at OISE/University of Toronto. Dr. Sharpe’s primary research interests include: Teacher Abuse of Elementary Aged Students, Bullying, Aboriginal Education, Democratic Education and Inclusive Education. Dr. Sharpe is a Mohawk of the Bay of Quinte and is actively involved with several Aboriginal Organizations (INDSPIRE as a Teacher Mentor, Aboriginal Professionals Association of Canada and The Aboriginal Circle of Educators). Dr. Sharpe is a member of the Board of Directors with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of North Bay. In 2012 Dr. Sharpe was awarded Nipissing University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2015 Glen was awarded the Researcher/Curriculum Award with The Aboriginal Circle of Educators. The Aboriginal Professionals Association of Canada highlighted Dr. Sharpe’s work in their Recognizing Excellence Program in July of 2015. In March of 2016 Dr. Sharpe was presented with The Sovereign's Award from the Governor General of Canada for his mentorship and volunteer efforts. In 2018, Glen was given the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching from Nipissing University.


BA (Honours), York University;
BEd, Lakehead University;
MEd, Nipissing University;
EdD, University of Toronto

Areas of Specialization:

Bullying and abuse of elementary-aged students

Research Interests:

Democratic education, the hidden curriculum, aboriginal education, difficult-to-teach subject matter, teacher abuse, gender issues in education


Omission By Design: The Need for an overhaul of the Ontario Social Studies and History Curriculum, Teaching Difficult Subject Matter, Bullying and Abuse of Elementary-Aged Students, Principalship and Gender.
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