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Carri-Ann Scott
BASc (University of Guelph-Humber), MET (University of British Columbia)
Early Childhood Studies

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6302
Email:
carri-ann.scott@guelphhumber.ca

Carri-Ann Scott has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since January 2020. She has a Kindergarten Specialist designation from York University and a Trauma and Resilience certificate. Scott’s research interests include the effects of technology on child development, early literacy strategies, and professional collaborative relationships in school settings. In Scott’s “spare” time, she is a Girl Guide Leader and a Roots of Empathy Instructor.


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Theo Selles
BA (University of Guelph), MSc (University of Guelph)
Early Childhood Studies, Community Social Services, Justice Studies

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6302
Email:
theo.selles@guelphhumber.ca

Theo Selles has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2012. Selles is a Registered Family Therapist with 25 years of experience offering therapy to individuals, couples, families and groups. He earned his Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Guelph in 1993 with a thesis on adolescent suicide. A highlight of his career was when he was chosen as the Master of Ceremonies for Toronto’s United Nations International Day for People with Disabilities in 2009 due to his work with Epilepsy Toronto. Selles maintains a private practice and provides trauma debriefing, resiliency training, mental health wellness workshops, and teambuilding services to organizations.  Selles' business— Integrity Works helps people live meaningful, purposeful, productive, and ethical lives at home and at work. He is a regular on-air contributor to AM900 CHML. His latest book, The Heart of the Pearl is a guide to overcoming abuse.


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Jeff Semple

Early Childhood Studies

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6302
Email:
jeff.semple@guelphhumber.ca

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Farkhanda Shamim
MSc (Int’l Isl University), MPhil (Quaid-e-Azam University), MA (Nagoya University), PhD (Nagoya University)
Business, Electives

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6312
Email:
farkhanda.shamim@guelphhumber.ca

 

Dr. Farkhanda Shamim has taught at the University of Guelph-Humber since Fall 2019. She currently serves the institution in the capacity of Assistant Program Head of Business. Dr. Shamim possesses a wealth of academic and research experience and her academic career spans for more than 20 years, during which she has worked in various institutions around the globe including the University of Toronto, Japan’s Kobe University and Nagoya University, Int’l Islamic University in Islamabad, University of Bahrain and Ryerson University. Dr. Shamim has authored several research articles, which are published in high impact journals such as the Journal of Economic Studies. She is also a winner of many research grants and scholarships. Dr. Shamim was invited to a dialogue with the President of Nagoya University, Seiichi Matsuo at which they named her the Ambassador of alma mater, GSID. She is also awarded three shields at the University of Bahrain for her active involvement in the college administration.

 


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Ajay Sharma
BA (University of Toronto), MA (McMaster University)
Justice Studies

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6326
Email:
ajay.sharma@guelphhumber.ca

Ajay Sharma has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2019. He has been a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph since 2010.  Sharma has taught a broad range of courses in Canadian Law, Politics and Environmental Policy. His research focuses on environmental governance and law. More specifically, he focuses on why cities implement climate change policy. It is an important question because there is no tangible evidence their contributions lead to meaningful GHG reductions. So why do it? Sharma has spoken on this area at conferences in North America and provides advice to politicians and policymakers. His main passion outside of teaching is advocating for the Special Needs Community, specifically children aged 5-18. Sharma meets with politicians and bureaucrats and explain why the Government of Ontario needs to change its policies on education, rehabilitation and therapy for this vulnerable group of individuals and their families.


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David Shelton
BA (Wilfrid Laurier University), MS (Boston University)
Business

Location:
GH208
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6221
Email:
david.shelton@guelphhumber.ca

David Shelton has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2005. Shelton is a senior marketing problem-solver who brings to the classroom over 25 years experience as a consultant, entrepreneur and educator.

He has created and managed some of Canada’s largest and most decorated integrated marketing programs for companies such as Shoppers Drug Mart and Petro Canada. As the former National Director of Promotions and Special Events for Shoppers Drug Mart, Shelton was responsible for directing programs for over 440 franchisees. In his senior management roles for some of Canada’s leading agencies, Shelton developed and executed advertising and promotional programs for top marketers such as Hewlett-Packard, 3M, Ford and American Express Leisure Travel.

Shelton holds a graduate degree in communications from Boston University. He has conducted marketing planning seminars for the tourism industry. As an entrepreneur, he founded two technology startups (IVR & B2B Web Concept) and took the lead in all aspects of business planning, strategic alliances and VC funding. He also co-founded R2B Global, a joint venture with the University of Abertay, Dundee in Scotland.


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Joanne Shenfeld
BA (University of Pennsylvania), MSW (University of Toronto)
Community Social Services

Location:
GH204
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6302
Email:
joanne.shenfeld@guelphhumber.ca

Joanne Shenfeld has been an instructor at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2016. She worked as a Social Worker for 25 years at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, mainly in the area of youth concurrent disorders. Her work in the field of youth mental health has included professional training, program development and several clinical publications. She created the Family Service at CAMH, one of the first stand-alone family support programs for mental health and addictions. She also served as a reviewer for the Canadian Centre for Accreditation. Shenfeld’s teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber continues this focus on clinical support and supervision.

 


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Paul Sherman
BA (York University), Dip. Child Studies (University of Toronto), PhD (Lancaster University)
Program Head Community Social Services

Location:
GH204D
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6348
Email:
paul.sherman@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Paul Sherman has been the Program Head of Family & Community Social Services at the University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) since 2010. Prior to 2015, he also served as Program Head of Early Childhood Studies at the university. Dr. Sherman is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph and Director of the Soka Education Research Centre on Global Citizenship (SERC-GC) at UofGH. In 2019 he was invited to join the Board of Directors of the Soka Gakkai International Association of Canada. Prior to joining UofGH, Dr. Sherman worked as a clinician and senior administrator in diverse community mental health settings for over 30 years. His doctoral research examined global citizenship education in higher education, with a particular emphasis on the cultivation of global citizenship identity and engagement. He continues to teach and conduct research in this area and has published scholarly articles in journals such as Social Work Education; Journal of Global Citizenship & Equity Education; Citizenship, Teaching and Learning; and Evaluation and Program Planning. Dr. Sherman was awarded research grants from Lancaster University in 2016 and 2017, a UofGH research grant in 2017, and a multi-year funding grant in 2017 from the Makiguchi Foundation for Education to establish and develop a research centre on Soka education at UofGH.


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Lori Short-Zamudio

Kinesiology

Location:
GH308
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6308
Email:
lori.short-zamudio@guelphhumber.ca

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Greg Shupak

Early Childhood Studies, Media and Communication Studies

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416-798-1331 ext. 6087
Email:
greg.shupak@guelphhumber.ca

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