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My name is Jamilah Dei-Sharpe. I am a Ph.D. Candidate of Sociology and an Adjunct Professor. My research specializes in Black Canadian and African Diasporic Histories, Critical Gender Studies and Education Research on Decolonizing. My doctoral research project is supported by the SSHRC Joseph Armand Bombardier award for my doctoral study, “Black Masculinities in Canada: Multimedia Research on Black Men and Gender Advocacy.” I am a passionate Ghanaian-Jamaican-Black-Canadian researcher, scholar and educational consultant that supports students, educators, institutions, and organizations that value Black lives, and marginalized knowledge and adopt sustainable approaches to equitable learning.


Awards & Funding

My work is made possible through the support, collaborations and funding from generous sponsors, invigorating teams, and dedicated mentors.



Students as Educational Innovators Award

Students as Educational Innovators Award for the promotion of academic excellence and the use of innovative pedagogies

Concordia University


Carolyn & Richard Renaud Scholarship

The Carolyn and Richard Renaud Scholarship is bestowed upon students who are progressing pedagogy in impactful ways.

Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)


Joseph-Armand Bombarider Doctoral Scholarship

The Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship supports the development of research skills and assists in the training of the Ph.D program

The Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada


Graduate Student Award of Merit

Established to recognize women that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their University and the community.

Concordia University


Graduate Community Building Fund

Funding provided for projects that improve the wellness of target community, is led by students, contributes to the professional of students and benefits the Concordia community.

Concordia University


Susan Russell Memorial Graduate Award

Awarded to graduate students in sociology with the values exemplified by the late Professor Susan Russell.

SHIFT Centre for Social Transformation


Project Funding

Funding provided to Concordia students and researchers to help contribute knowledge for a more equitable, sustainable society

Concordia University


MA Sociology Graduate with Great Distinction

Graduated with academic honours and a CGPA of great distinction.

University of Toronto


HBA (Sociology Specialist) Graduate with High Distinction

Graduated with academic honours and CGPA of high distinction.

My doctoral project, Black Masculinities in Canada: A Documentary of Black Empowerment and Community Engagement, is supported in part by funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

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I am working on multiple initiatives that are geared toward disrupting the status quo! If you are invested in transformative and anti-oppressive teaching strategies, student development, sociological research or coalition building, I'd love to work with you!

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