Dr. Glen Sharpe

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Associate Professor / Schulich School of Education
Position
Full-time Faculty
Office
H337
Extension
4170
Website
About
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, The Aboriginal Circle of Educators and Teach for Canada). In 2012 Dr. Sharpe was awarded Nipissing University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2015 Glen was awarded the Researcher 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, 2016, Dr. Sharpe was awarded The Governor General of Canada’s Sovereign’s Medal for his community engagement. In 2018, Glen was given the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from Nipissing University.
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Dr. Sharpe administers a Facebook site called Nipissing University Teachers:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/276610954753/

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

Publications

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.