Dr. Glen Sharpe
Dr. Sharpe is a Mohawk of the Bay of Quinte and is actively involved with several Indigenous Organizations (INDSPIRE as a Teacher Mentor, The Indigenous Professionals Association of Canada, The Indigenous Circle of Educators and Teach for Canada). In 2007, Glen was a semi-finalist in TVO’s Best Lecturer series. In 2012 Dr. Sharpe was awarded Nipissing University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2015 Glen was awarded the Researcher/Curriculum Writer Award with The Indigenous Circle of Educators in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Indigenous Professionals Association of Canada highlighted Dr. Sharpe’s work in their Recognizing Excellence Program in July of 2015. In March 2016, Dr. Sharpe was awarded The Governor General of Canada’s Sovereign’s Medal for community engagement. In 2018, Glen was given the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from Nipissing University. In June 2019, Glen was awarded the Carl Mitchell Community Engagement Award from the University of Toronto's Alumni Association. Dr. Sharpe is currently consulting on projects that focus on Indigenous mentoring and Indigenous youth and reconciliation.
Dr. Sharpe administers a Facebook site called Nipissing University Teachers:
Areas of Specialization:
Bullying and abuse of elementary-aged students
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.