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Shaheen Shariff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Integrated Studies in Education

Faculty of Education

McGill University

244-3700 McTavish Street Telephone: (514) 398-5396
Montreal, Quebec Mobile Phone: (514) 927-7179
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RESEARCH AND TEACHING AREAS

  • Policy development on intersection of law, education and technology (particular focus on law and policy relating to cyberbullying; social networking, including constitutional law (free ex-pression, privacy; discrimination); tort law (cyber-libel and negligence); human rights law (cy-ber-harassment); criminal law (criminal threats).
  • Leadership and policy.
  • Diversity and pluralism (social, cultural and organizational contexts of education including ethnic, legal, gender and religious influences).

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2008-Present, Associate Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

2003-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

1999-2002, Research Associate, Instructor and Teaching Assistant, Centre for Education, Law and Society, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

2001, Research Assistant, SSHRC Girl-Child Project, The FREDA Centre for Violence Against Women, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS

2010 – 2012, Affiliate Scholar, CIS - The Centre for Internet and Society, Stanford University Law School, California, U.S.A.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Simon Fraser University, 2003.
  • M.A. Education. Curriculum Theory in Education, Simon Fraser University, 1999.
  • Bachelor of General Studies, Simon Fraser University,1996.

AWARDS

  • The Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for contributions to Canada.
  • Facebook Award on Digital Citizenship

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Shariff, S. (2nd Edition under contract, 2012). Confronting Cyberbullying: What schools need to know to control misconduct and avoid legal consequences. New York: Cambridge University Press. Manuscript for Cambridge University Press.

Shariff, S. (2011-12, in press) Ciberbullying: questoes e solcoes para a escola, a sala de aula e a familia. Porto Alegre, Brazil: Artmed. [Translation of Cyber-bullying: Issues and solutions for the school, the classroom, and the home, for distribution to schools across Brazil].

Shariff, S. and Churchill, A. (Eds.) (2009). Truths and myths of cyber-bullying: International perspectives on stakeholder responsibility and children‟s safety. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Shariff, S. (2009). Confronting Cyberbullying: What schools need to know to control misconduct and avoid legal consequences. New York: Cambridge University Press. Review at First Amendment Center. www.firstamendmentcenter.org.

Shariff, S. (2008). Cyberbullying: Issues and solutions for the school, the classroom, and the home. Abington, Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge (Taylor & Frances Group). Review here. [Translation rights sold to Portuguese publisher, Artmed Editora, South America].

Shariff, S., & Johnny, L. (2007). Censorship! . . . or . . . selection?:

Confronting a curriculum of orthodoxy through pluralistic models. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishing.

Books in Progress

Shariff, S. (Ed.). Girls and the Internet. Prospectus under review by Cambridge University Press.

Websites

Definetheline.ca/Definirlafrontiere – A bilingual interactive resource website for Policy-makers, Teachers, Parents, Teenagers and Children; launched May 19, 2011. The website is informed by scholarship on cyberbullying towards enhancing socially responsible Digital Citizenship.

Refereed Journal Articles and Research Papers

Shariff, S., Wiseman, A., and Crestohl, L. (in press, 2012). Defining the Lines between Children’s Vulnerability to Cyberbullying and the Open Court Principle: Implications of A.B. v. Bragg Communications Inc. Education & Law Journal. Vol. 21.3. Carswell.

Retter, C. and Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). A Delicate Balance: Defining the Line Between Open Civil Proceedings and the Protection of Children in the Online Digital Era. Canadian Journal of Law & Technology, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia.

Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). Mapping Global Perspectives on Cyberbullying. A global review of emerging research relating to on-line peer violence and digital communication among youth. [Commissioned report UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence, Italy].

Gomez-Garibello, C., Shariff, S., McConnell, M., Talwar, V. (in press 2012). Adolescents’ Evaluation of Cyberbullying Events., Alberta Journal of Educational Research.

Beran, T., Stanton, L., Hetherington, R., Mishna, F., Shariff, S. (2012). Development of the Bullying and Health Experiences Scale Interact. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR). J. Med Res 2012; 1(2): e13. URL: http://www.i-jmr.org/2012/2/e13/ doi: 10.2196/ijmr.1835. PMID.

Beran, T., Mishna, F., Heatherington, R., and Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). Children‟s Experiences of Cyber-bullying: A Canadian National Study. International Journal of Health Research (JMIR).

Shariff, S., & Hoff, D. L. (2007, January). Cyber-bullying: Clarifying legal boundaries for school supervision in cyberspace. International Journal of Cyber Criminology, http://www.cybercrimjournal.co.nr.

Shariff, S., & Johnny, L. (2007). Cyber-libel and cyber-bullying: Can schools protect student reputations and free-expression in virtual environments? Education & Law Journal, 16 (3), 307-342.

Shariff, S., & Gouin, R. (2006). Cyber-dilemmas: Gendered hierarchies, new technologies and cyber-safety in schools. Atlantis - A Women’s Studies Journal, 31 (1), 26-36.

Shariff, S. (2006). Balancing competing rights: A stakeholder model for democratic schools. [Special issue: Democracy and Education]. Canadian Journal of Education, 29 (2), 476-496.

Shariff, S. (2006). Cyber-dilemmas: Balancing free expression and learning in the virtual school environment. International Journal of Learning, 12 (4), 269-278. [Electronic version at http://l05.cgpublisher.com/proposals/696/index_html].

Shariff, S. (2005). Cyber-dilemmas in the new millennium: Balancing free expression and student safety in cyber-space. [Special Issue: Schools and courts: Competing rights in the new millennium]. McGill Journal of Education, 40 (3), 467-487.

Shariff, S. (2004). Travel and terror: Re-allocating, minimizing and managing risks of foreign excursions and out-door education field trips. Education & Law Journal, 14, 137-165.

Shariff, S. (2004, April). Keeping schools out of court: Legally defensible models of leadership. The Educational Forum, 68 (3), 222-233.

Shariff, S., Case, R., & LaRocque, L. (2001).Begging the questions: The Court of Appeal decision in the Surrey school board controversy. Education & Law Journal, 11 (1), 85-111.

Shariff, S., Case, R., & Manley-Casimir, M. E. (2000, January).Balancing rights in education: Surrey school board's book ban. Education & Law Journal, 10 (1), 47-105.

Refereed Journal Articles in progress.

Shariff, S. (in progress). Litigate or Educate?: Is Canada meeting its legal obligation to address cyberbullying? Education and Law Journal.

Shariff, S. (submitted). Cyber-bullying and Social Capital: The role of “virtual wealth” in on-line friendships. Invited article for publication in one of two South American journals: Patio Revista Pedagogica and Patio - Educacao Infantil. [to be translated into Portuguese by Artmed SA.]

Refereed Book Chapters

Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). Courting Digital Citizenship: Should we rely on courts or schools? In (Ria Hanewald, Deakin University, Ed, 2012). From cyberbullying to cybersafety: Issues and approaches in educational contexts. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., NSW:Australia.

Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). Defining the Line: From Cyber-bullying to Digital Citizenship. In J. Beheshti & A. Large (Eds.), Children’s Information Behaviour. Scarecrow Press.

Cowie, H., Bauman, S., Coyne, I., Myers, C. and Shariff, S. (accepted, 2012, in progress). Cyberbullying amongst university students: continuities and discontinuities. In (Peter K. Smith and Georges Steffgen, Eds, 2012). Cyberbullying: Coping with negative and enhanc- ing positive uses of new technologies in relationships in educational settings. Chapter 8.

Shariff, S., & Johnny, L. (2008). Child rights in cyberspace: Protection, participation and privacy. In T. O'Neill & D. Zinga (Eds.), Children's rights: Theory, policy and practice. Toronto: ONT: University of Toronto Press, (pp. 219-244).

Jaishankar, K. & Shariff, S. (2007). Cyber-bullying: A transnational perspective. In F. Schmallager and M. Pittaro (Eds.) Crimes of the Internet. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 66-83.

Shariff, S. & L. Johnny. (2007). Critical Media Literacy to Counter Muslim Stereotypes. In D.Macedo and S. Steinberg (Eds.), Handbook of Critical Media Literacy. Ch. 52, (pp.603-635), New York: Peter Lang.

Shariff, S., & Gouin, R. (2006). Cyber-hierarchies: A new arsenal of weapons for gendered violence in schools. In F. Leach & C. Mitchell (Eds.), Combating gender violence in and around schools, (pp. 33-41), Stoke-on-Trent, UK: Trentham Books.

Shariff, S., & Strong-Wilson, T. (2005). Bullying and new technologies: What can teachers do to foster socially responsible discourse in the physical and virtual school environments? In J. Kincheloe (Ed.), Classroom teaching: An introduction (pp. 219-240), New York: Peter Lang.

Shariff, S. & Manley-Casimir, M.E. (1999). Censorship in schools: Orthodoxy, diversity & cultural coherence. In A. Hutchinson & K. Petersen (Eds.), Interpreting censorship in Canada Toronto, ONT: University of Toronto Press, (pp.157-181).

Book Reviews Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

Shariff, S. (in press, 2012). Review of Patchin, J.W. and Hinduja, S. (Eds. 2012), Cyberbullying Prevention and Response: Expert Perspectives. New York and London: Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group). New Media and Society. Sage Publications. Lake Forest: Illinois, USA.

Shariff, S. (2005). Review of Paul Anisef‟s Managing two worlds: The experiences and concerns of immigrant youth in Ontario]. Journal of International Migration, 5 (4), 515-517.

Selected Invited Articles, Commissioned Reports, Blogs, Encyclopaedia Contributions

Shariff, S. and Retter, C. (2012). Confronting Cyberbullying: Defining the Lines between Ethical Choices and Jail Terms. Cambridge University Press Legal Department. Selected best blog by Columbia University Press see http://www.cupblog.org/?p=5760

Shariff, S. (2011). Defining the Lines on Cyberbullying: Navigating a balance between child protection, privacy, autonomy and informed policy. Commentary, Research Watch, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence, Italy. http://www-prod.unicef-irc.org/research-watch/commentary.html.

Shariff, S. (2008). Cyber-bullying and girl culture. In C. Mitchell C. & J. Reid-Walsh (Eds.), Girl Culture: An encyclopaedia. Westport, CT. USA: Greenwood Publishing Group.

Shariff, S. (2006, October). Report on Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) and McGill Institute of Islamic Studies Summer Institute held at McGill University, August 2006. http://www.iis.ac.uk/view_article.asp ContentID=106617.

Shariff, S. (2006, March). Cyber-bullying: Emerging trend. The Asian Outlook, 1 (2),14.

Shariff, S. (2004, March). A call for academics: Globalization and retirement create opportunities for new educational paradigms. The Ismaili Canada, 24-25.

Shariff, S. (2001). The Charter of Rights and Freedoms: The case of school censorship. [Special Issue: Legal issues in education]. Orbit, 32 (2), 7-10.

Invited Government Reports and Policy Submissions

Shariff, S. (April, 30, 2012). Submission to Senate Committee on Human Rights, Ottawa, Canada, on Canada‟s obligations under Article 19 of the International Convention| of the Rights of the Child.

Shariff, S. (2011). Submission to the Australian Parliament on Cyber-bullying. Invited by the Australian Parliament Committee on Cyber-Safety, Sydney, Australia.

Shariff, S. (2011). Submission made to Nova Scotia Task Force on Cyberbullying, commissioned by Nova Scotia Government.

Shariff, S., & LaRocque, L.(2001). Analysis of anti-violence policies and programs in British Columbia schools. Unpublished report commissioned by B.C. Ministry of Education, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Shariff, S., Cassidy,W., Oborne, D., Ho, Y., Gander, L., & Taylor, W. (2000). Identifying successful school and community programs for youth: An evaluation rubric and compendium of sources, Ottawa, Ontario: Department of Justice Canada and Youth Justice Education Partnership. Unpublished manuscript.

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS (Funding Received)

2012-2017, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 5 Year Insight Grant, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator.

Co-Investigators, Jamshid Beheshti (Information Systems), Victoria Talwar (Educational Psychology),Shauna Van Praagh (Faculty of Law), Franco Carneval, School of Nursing (all from McGill University), Tanya Beran (School of Medicine (University of Calgary), Michael Manley Casimir (Brock University). Defining the lines on cyberbullying: Keeping kids out of court by comparing legal responses with motivation, moral development and legal literacy of digital natives. Ranked within top 10 out of 1,799 applicants.

2012-2013 Facebook‟s Digital Citizenship Grant, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator. Defining the Line on Cyberbullying: Keeping Kids Out of Court by Comparing Legal Responses with Motivation, Moral Development and Legal Literacy of Digital Natives. One of 4 applicants who received this award globally.

2012 - 2015. McGill Collaborative Research Grant, as Co-Applicant. Claudia Mitchell, Principal Investigator. Social Policy „from the ground up‟ through digital media: Youth, Participation and Social Change (Malawi).

2012 Canada-India Center of Excellence for u-Health Research and Education (CuRE), Education Axis, as Co-Applicant. Principal Investigator, Antonia Arnaert. Letter of Intent Accepted.

2009-2012, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Standard Research Grant, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator. Co-Investigators: Tanya Beran, University of Calgary; Dawn Zinga, Brock University; France Bouthillier, McGill University, for the project: Developing an interactive virtual forum to study children’s on-line interactions and stakeholder responsibilities to promote cyber-safety for Canada’s youngest technology users.

2009-2011, Quebec Ministry of Education, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator, for the project, Engaging Educators with Quebec’s Kids Through Teacher Education and Professional Development on E-Q-Kids Website to reduce Cyber-violence. Awarded under the programme de soutien a la formation continue du personnel scolaire. [Renewable].

2007-2010, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), as Co-investigator. Principal Investigator: Tanya Beran, University of Calgary, Co-investigators, Faye Mishna, University of Toronto, Ross Heatherington, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, for the project: The impact of cyber-bullying.

2006-2008, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator,

International Opportunities Fund as Principal Investigator for an inter-university collaborative project involving 8 countries, for the project: Cyber-bullying: A project to address the policy vacuum & develop international guidelines for schools. Ranked 4th overall.

2005-2008, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Standard Research Grant, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator, with Co-investigators, Margaret Jackson, Wanda Cassidy, Simon Fraser University, Colleen Sheppard, McGill Faculty of Law, for the project: Cyber-bullying: Are schools obliged to prevent bullying in a virtual school environment?

2005-2007, Montréal Centre for Immigration et Métropolis (IM), as Principal Investigator, for the project : Exploring legally defensible policy standards for Quebec educators: Safety, equality and citizenship through reasonable accommodation of students from diverse backgrounds.

2004-2005, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Strategic Multicultural Initiative, Shaheen Shariff, Principal Investigator, with Co-Investigators: Mela Sarkar, Michelle Hartman, McGill Faculty of Education and Institute of Islamic Studies, for the project: Investigating inclusion: From educational policies to practices.

2003–2004, Fellowship, McGill Centre for Teaching & Research on Women, for the project, Pedagogical models for inclusion, equity & student retention in diverse school communities.

2002-2003, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Doctoral Fellowship, for the project: A system on trial: Legal obligations of schools to prevent bullying.

2002-2003, Simon Fraser University President‟s Ph.D. research stipend.

2001-2002, Education Research Fellowship, Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University.

2000-2001, Justice Canada and Youth Justice Education Partnerships, as Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, David Oborne, Coquitlam School District, for the project: Identifying suc-cessful school & community programs for youth.

2000-2001, British Columbia Ministry of Education as Co-Investigator with Linda LaRocque, Simon Fraser University, for the project: Analysis of anti-violence policies in British Columbia schools.

Expert Witness

Expert witness testimony for Plaintiff, contributing to successful leave for appeal to Supreme Court of Canada in A.B. v. Bragg Communications, Inc. resulting in landmark ruling on child protection and free press in cases involving cyberbullying.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

KEYNOTE LECTURES, PANELS AND POLICY BRIEFINGS

International Keynotes

Shariff, S. (2012, July). Keynote Presentation. Defining the Lines on Cyberbullying through Engagement with Digital Natives: 34th International School of Psychology Association (ISPA) Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, July). Keynote Presentation. Global Mapping of Cyberbullying. UNICEF Research Centre, Florence, Italy.

Shariff, S. (2012, June). Keynote Presentation. Defining the Line on International Cyberbullying Policy. International COST Conference on Cyberbullying and Policy Development. Sorbonne, Paris, France.

Shariff, S. (2012, March). Keynote presentation. Global Mapping of Cyberbullying. UNICEF Headquarters. New York, U.S.A..

Shariff, S. (2011, September), Keynote invitation, postponed to next conference.

Define the Line: Identifying boundaries between Cyber-bullying and Digital Citizenship. SABER, Brazilian Education Congress. Sindicato dos Estabelecimentos de Ensino no Estado de São Paulo. September 8, 2011, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Shariff, S. (2010, April). Keynote. Navigating the Maze: Cyber-safety and wellbeing solutions for schools. National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB), Melbourne, Australia (Video Webcast). http://www.ncab.org.au/Page.aspxID=148.

Shariff, S. (2009, October). Keynote. Cyber-Bullying: Battleground or Opportunity? eXbus Conference, University of Aarhus, Copenhagen, Denmark.

National Keynotes

Shariff, S. (2012, September). Keynote presentation. Impact of Cyberbullying. The OACCPP 34th Conference on Mental Health. Creating Connections Building Bridges, Toronto, Ontario.

Shariff, S. (2012, February). Keynote presentation. Digital Citizenship and Policy on Girls and Cyberbullying. Canadian Women’s Foundation Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

Shariff, S. (March, 2012). Keynote presentation. Interdisciplinary Research. Laboratory on the Rights of the Child/Laboratoire de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les droits de l'enfant at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.

Shariff, S. (November, 2010). Keynote presentation. Cyber-bullying, Cyber-libel, or Cyber-Jokes? Pearls of Policing Conference, International Pearl Fishers Action Learning Group (IALG). Kingbridge, Ontario.

Shariff, S. (2006, April). Keynote presentation. Cyber-Bullying: Who should protect our children from virtual weapons of social cruelty? A public conversation: You’ve got mail! McGill Alumni Relations, McGill University, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Selected Invited Local Keynote Presentations

Shariff, S. (2013, March, upcoming). Keynote. Defining the Lines on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying.

Department of Child Psychiatry, The Jewish General Hospital. Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2013, February, upcoming). Keynote. Defining the Lines on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying. Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, November). Keynote. Defining the Lines on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying. Westmount Public Library, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, November). Keynote. Defining the Lines between Child Protection and Free Press: The A.B. v. Bragg Communications, Inc. Ruling. Keynote. Institute of Human Development and Wellbeing. Faculty of Education, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Keynote. Defining the Line on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying: Quebec Federation of Home and School. Montreal, Quebec.

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Shariff S. (2012, October). Keynote. Defining the Lines on Digital Citizenship. Lester B. Pearson School Board High School Peace Summit. West Island, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Keynote. Defining the Lines on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying in Elementary Schools. Children’s World Academy. Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Keynote. Defining the Line on Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship. McGill Homecoming Classes without Quizzes. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (2012, September). Keynote. Defining the Line on Cyberbullying and Digital Citizenship. Division of Child Psychiatry, The Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre. Montreal, Quebec.

Shariff, S. (November, 2010). Keynote. Safe Space Plenary presentation: Cyberbullying. McGill Special Libraries Association.

Shariff, S. (April, 2010). Keynote. Cyber-jokes, Cyber-libel or Cyber-Bullying: Navigating a balance between free expression, privacy and supervision. CAPDHHE Conference on Human Rights, McGill University. Quebec.

Shariff, S. (January 26, 2010). Keynote. Cyber-intimidation: enjeux et solutions pour l’ecole, la classe et la maison. De l’intimidation a la cyber-intimidation. Centre Jeunesse de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec. (In English supported by French power-point and translation).

Shariff, S. (October 1, 2010). Keynote. Cyber-jokes, cyber-libel or cyber-bullying? Dixon Elementary School, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Shariff, S. (October 1, 2010). Keynote. Cyber-jokes, cyber-libel or cyber-bullying? Homma Middle School, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada.

Shariff, S. (April 14, 2008). Keynote. Cyber-bullying: Battle or Opportunity: Keynote presentation at John Abbott College, St. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (April 18, 2008). Keynote. Cyber-bullying: Battle or Opportunity: Keynote presentation at Lauren Hill Academy, West Island Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Shariff, S., and Churchill, A. Keynote. (March 17, 2008). Cyber-bullying: Battle or Opportunity: Joint Keynote presentation at Bishops College, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (June 12, 2008). Keynote - Book launch, Cyber-bullying: Issues and Solutions. . . One month Web-cast on McGill website.

Shariff, S. (June 2, 2008). Keynote. Empathy, Respect and Responsibility. On behalf of Quebec English School Boards Association (QUESBA) Task Force on Cyber-bullying. Reporting task force and survey results.

Shariff, S. (May 2, 2008). Keynote. Cyber-bullying: Battle or Opportunity.

Annual General Meeting of the Quebec English Teachers Association (QUPAT).

Shariff, S. (2006, September). Keynote. Pluralism and education. Aga Khan I-STAR youth awards, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2006, September). Keynote. Analysis of the Kite-runner: Educating about diversity and pluralism,

Muslim civilizations & diaspora. Four invited workshop sessions for Ismaili Youth at University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Calgary, and University of Alberta, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2006, June). Keynote. Educational opportunities for women. Motivational workshop presented for Aga Khan Ismaili Women’s Educational Development (IWED), Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2006, March). Keynote. Getting to the heart of it: Bullying in schools, the workplace and virtual space. Presentation for Educational Leaders, McGill Centre for Leadership Conference, Holiday Inn, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2006, February). Keynote. Cyber-Bullying: Who should protect our children from virtual weapons of social cruelty? A public conversation: You’ve got mail! McGill Alumni Relations, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Invited International Policy Panels, Roundtables and Media Panels

Shariff, S. (2012, June) Roundtable Panelist. Towards Future Policies on Cyberbullying. International COST Conference on Cyberbullying and Policy Development, Sorbonne, Paris, France.

Shariff, S. (2012, May). BullyProof Online Interactive Expert Panel on CBC Website responding to questions from international audience.

Shariff, S. (2009, June). Panelist. Cyber-bullying and Cyber-hate. Cyber-hate: Danger in Cyber-space. 2009 United Nations Unlearning, Intolerance Seminar. United Nations Headquarters, New York. Chaired by United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon.

Shariff, S. (March, 2009). Panelist. Cyber-bullying and the Policy Vacuum. Online symposium with the First Amendment Center. www.firstamendmentcenter.org.

Invited National Panels, Symposia, Roundtables, Pod-casts

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Expert Panel on CBC The National with Wendy Mesely. Role of Law to Reduce Cyberbullying.[Live Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, April). Panelist, Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2012). Panelist. Policy Considerations on Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying. Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory-LRID Conference, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.

Shariff, S. (2012, June). Panelist. Canadian Telecom Conference, Toronto, Ontario. [unable to travel due to illness].

Shariff, S. (2011, April 29). Panelist. Emotional impact of Cyberbullying. Advanced Study Institute in Cultural Psychiatry for April 26-29, 2011. [Peer reviewed Conference papers to be published in Transcultural Psychiatry].

Shariff, S, Bailey, J., Talim, J., Steeves, V., (2010, March). Panelist. Lookout! Girls on the Internet. Taking Stock of Technology. Opening of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, University Ottawa Law Faculty.

Shariff, S., Talwar, V., Large, A. and Harvey, J. (October, 2008). Panelist. Challenges of the Internet. Homecoming Alumni Education, Faculty of Education, McGill University.

Shariff, S. (September 2, 2008). Panelist, with President of Canadian Teachers‟ Federation, Emily Noble, Lawyer, Eric Roher and Faye Mishna, University of Toronto. Should cyber- bullying be criminalized? Live web-cast and interview.Television Ontario (TVO).

Shariff, S. (July, 2008). Pre-taped pod-cast on cyberbullying. Citizenshift Website, a former affiliate of the National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Quebec.

Selected Refereed Conference Presentations

Shariff, S. (December, 2010). Cyber-bullying, Cyber-libel, or Cyber-jokes?: Navigating a balance between free expression, privacy, safety and supervision. Ubiquitous Learning International Conference, Vancouver, B.C., Canada (http://ubi-learn.com/conference-2010.)

Shariff, S., Zahreddine, M., Sportun, J., Naimi, N., Beran, T. (2010). Symposium on Cyber-bullying. Bordering, Re-Bordering and New Possibilities in Education and Society. WCCES (World Council of Comparative Education Societies XIV World Congress). Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14-18 June, 2010.

Shariff, S. & Churchill, A. (2008, April). Cyber-bullying: Battle or Opportunity? Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Associa- tion (AERA), New York, NY, U.S.A.

Shariff, S. & Johnny, L. (2007, April). Cyber-libel and cyber-bullying: Can schools protect

student reputations and free-expression in virtual environments? Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Shariff, S. (2007, April). Cyberbullying: A Pandora’s box. Plenary Session with Media Awareness Network at “I am safe!” Child and Youth Friendly Ottawa international conference: Protecting the space we call childhood. The 3rd National Conference on bullying and victimization, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Shariff, S., Johnny, L., & Morris-Frebourg, J. (2006, June).Children’s protection & participation

in domestic law: Educational implications. International Child Rights Conference: Investment and citizenship: Towards a trans-disciplinary dialogue on child and youth rights, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2006). Lord of the e-flies: Cyber-dilemmas and the policy vacuum for schools. In (Chair), Intervening and preventing bullying problems. Symposium conducted at Networks of Centres of Excellence/Réseaux de centres d’excellence (NCE-NI) Annual General Meeting: Addressing bullying through partnerships: Canadian and international perspectives conference, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.

Shariff, S. (2006, April). Cyber-dilemmas: Legal standards to guide schools on safety, free expression & learning in virtual space. Paper presented at a Roundtable Session on Public schools and the law. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, California.

Shariff, S. (2005, July). Cyber-dilemmas: Balancing free expression and learning in the virtual school environment. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Learning, University of Granada, Granada, Spain.

Shariff, S. (2005, April). Navigating selection of culturally fair and sensitive curriculum resources in contemporary schools. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS): Curriculum Studies in Canada, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

S. (2004, July). Keeping schools out of court: A comparison of educator legal responsibilities in Britain, America, and Canada relating to violence and suicide. Paper presented at the 7th International British Educational Leadership, Management & Ad- ministration Society (BELMAS) Research Conference in partnership with the Standing Con- ference for Research on Educational Leadership and Management (SCRELM): New Understandings in Educational Leadership and Management, St Catherines College, Oxford University, U.K.

Shariff, S., & Sarkar, M. (2006, November). Investigating inclusion: From educational policies to practice. Report of findings under Multicultural SSHRC project. In S. Mulay (Chair), Symposium sponsored by McGill Centre for Research and Teaching on Women, Virginia Shadbolt Symposium Series and CBC Radio’s Montréal Matters Series held at McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Shariff, S., & Zinga, D. (2005, November). Cyber-bullying: A concept map for teacher education and professional development in intercultural issues. Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Heritage Canada Joint Conference on Multiculturalism. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2005, May). Cyber-dilemmas: Legal standards to guide schools on safety, free expression and learning in an age of technology. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE): The law as an agent of change in education, The 16th Annual Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2005, April). It’s a white girl’s world. In (Thobani, S. Chair),Gender and violence. Symposium. The Racial Violence and the Colour Line of the New World Order Conference, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Shariff, S., & LaRocque, L. (2001, February). Anti-violence policies in British Columbia schools. British Columbia Ministry of Education symposium, University of British Columbia, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2004, May). Cyber-bullying: Balancing free expression with student safety. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Studies in Educational Administration (CASEA), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2004, April). Keeping schools out of court: Reasonable legal standards and obligations for schools in handling bullying and suicide. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE). The 15th Annual CAPSLE Conference: Law and education: The practice of accountability, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shariff, S. (2004, March). Bullying panel (Chair). Symposium at Annual Conference: Immigration ét Metropolis. The 7th National Metropolis Conference: Immigration and Integration at the heart of the debate, research policy and practice, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Shariff, S. (2003, May). Keeping schools out of court: Reasonable legal standards and regulatory environments. Symposium conducted at the Annual Conference of The Canadian Association of Comparative Educational Administration (CASEA): Breaking down walls, education as a generative response to community, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada.

Shariff, S., Case, R. and Manley-Casimir, M. (1999, May).Balancing rights in education:

The Surrey school board’s book ban. Paper presented at the Annual General

Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Shariff, S. (2008). Lord of the e-flies: Cyber-dilemmas and the policy vacuum for schools. Proceedings of the first annual PREVNet conference: Intervening and preventing bullying problems. Networks of Centres of Excellence/Réseaux de centres d’excellence (NCE-NI) Annual general meeting: Addressing bullying through partnerships: Canadian and interna- tional perspectives, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 26, 2006 (10 pages).

Shariff, S. (2004).Virtual school environments: Should schools be obliged to protect students in cyber-space? In R.C. Flynn (Ed.) Law and education: The practice of accountability. Pro- ceedings of the 15th annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education, held in Ottawa, Ontario, April 18-20, 2004, (pp. 379-406). Toronto, ONT: CAPSLE, 2005.

Shariff, S. (2003).Keeping schools out of court: Reasonable tort standards for schools to address psychological harm. In R.C. Flynn (Ed.) Law in education: Help or hindrance? Proceedings of the 14th annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education, held in Jasper, Alberta, April 27-30, 2003, (pp.655-680). Toronto, ONT: CAPSLE, 2004.

IMPACT OF SCHOLARSHIP: MEDIA RELATIONS

Selected Media Appearances [Radio and Television Broadcasts]

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Amanda Todd Case: CBC The National with Wendy Mesely. Role of Law to Reduce Cyberbullying.[Live Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, October). CBC The National with Peter Mansbridge. [Taped Television Interview]. Reporter Ioanna Remeliotis. Aired on provincial broadcasts nationally.

Shariff S. (2012, October). Amanda Todd Case and Legal Issues. Global Television, Montreal, with Jamie Orchard. [Live Television Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Proposed National Strategy and Laws against Cyberbullying. Homerun. CBC Radio. [Live Radio Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, October). Cyberbullying: The Supreme Court speaks, but are parents listening?. Pod-cast interview with James Mennie. The Gazette. [Live Phone Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, September 4). Cyberbullying Live On-line Blog. Global News.

Shariff, S. (2012, May 30). Cyberbullying: Issues and Concerns. Connect with Mark Kelly. CBC National Live Television Broadcast [Live Television Interview].

Shariff, S. (2012, January 27). SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio, Child Psychology and Parenting Show with Alexandra Barzvi, Ph.D. and Lori Evans, Ph.D. (affiliated with NYU Child Study Centre in New York). www.siriusxm.com/doctorradio.

Shariff, S. (2011, December 5). Radio Interview on Maritime Morning with Jordi Morgan on News 95.7, Halifax. [Radio Broadcast].

Shariff, S. (2011, November 10). Special Report on Cyberbullying. CTV News. Maya Johnson. . [Television Broadcast].

Shariff, S. (2011, October, 27). The Scourge of Bullying. Al Jazeera. http://stream.aljazeera.com/. [

&feature=player_embedded" target="_blank">Television and Web broadcast].

Shariff, S. (2011, May 19). CBC Home Run. Launch of Definetheline.ca.

Shariff, S. (2011, April 7). Interview with Sue Smith on CBC Home Run. [Radio Broadcast]. Analysis of Quebec Teachers Federation CROP Poll on Increase in Cyber-bullying Against Teachers.

Shariff, S. (2011, April 4). Interview with Richard Brown on Cyber-bullying: What can be done? The afternoon news with Richard Brown. [Radio Broadcast].

Shariff, S. (2010, November). Interview with Stephan Giroux regarding on-line threats and the law. CTV News [Television broadcast].

Shariff, S. (March, 2009). Keynote. Cyber-bullying Advice for Stakeholders. Live web-cast and Interview on “Ask Katie Koestner.” Reach to Wellness.

Shariff, S. (2008, November). Interview on social networking and anti-authority expression. The Current with Anna Maria Tremonte. [Radio broadcast]. CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2008, July). Interview on Canadian Teacher’s Federation resolution on criminalizing cyber-bullying. CTV Evening News with Lloyd Robertson. Interviewed by Genevieve Beauchemin. [Television broadcast]. CTV Television.

Shariff, S. (2008, June). Interview on Cyber-bullying book launch at McGill. Interviewed by Anne Marie-Legasse. CBC Noon Hour. [Radio broadcast]. CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2008, January). Joint interview with David Berenbaum, Executive Director of The Quebec English School Boards Association on Cyber-bullying task force and research in Quebec. Quebec A.M. Tim Belford and Susan Campbell. [Radio broadcast]. CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2008, January). Interview on Cyber-bullying. Evening show with Jim Duff. Radio broadcast]. Radio 940.

Shariff, S.. (2007, November). Interview on Cyber-bullying. Morning show with Tony Johnston. World Radio Switzerland. [INT].

Shariff, S. (2007, May). Interview on schools right to intervene on Facebook. The Current with Gillian Finlay [standing in for Anna Maria Tremonte].[Radio broadcast]. CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2007, May). Interview on Cyber-bullying. CTV News, Maya Johnson, [Television broadcast]. CTV Television.

Shariff, S. (2007, March). Sultani human rights complaint on bullying in BC. Montreal Today with Joe Cannon. [Radio broadcast]. Radio 940.

Shariff, S. (2007, February). “Canadian ordinance viewed as anti-Muslim.” The Glenn Beck Show [Television broadcast]. New York: CNN.

Shariff, S. (2007, January). Cyber-bullying. Kevin and Trudy Show [Radio broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CJAD.

Shariff, S. (2007, January). Reasonable accommodation & racism in Quebec. CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson [Interviewed for Television broadcast]. Genevieve Beauchemin, Reporter. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CTV.

Shariff, S. (2006, October 24). Cyber-bullying: Bullies moving from lunch rooms to chat rooms. Home Run [Radio broadcast]. Tania Birkbeck, Reporter. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2006, September). Dawson College shootings. CBC The National with Peter Mansbridge [Interviewed for Television broadcast]. Lynn Robson, Reporter. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CBC.

Shariff, S. (2006, September).“Better school playgrounds make less bullying.” Radio News [Radio broadcast]. Tania Birkbeck, Reporter. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CBC.

Shariff, S. (2006, May). Cyber-bullying. Radio Noon Montreal with Ann Legace. [Radio broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Montreal, Canada: CBC. S. (2006, April). Cyber-bullying, with Amanda Jelowicki, Reporter. [Television broadcast]. Montreal, Canada: Global TV.

Shariff, S. (2006, February). What is cyber-bullying? Roy Green Radio Talk Show [Radio broadcast]. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada: CHMLAM.

Shariff, S. (2006, February). Cyber-bullying and youth. David Kurton Show [Radio broadcast]. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: CKLM.

Shariff, S. (2006, February). Cyber-bullying: Schools and parents. Christine Jerome, Producer. [Radio broadcast]. Kanawage and West Island Montreal, Quebec. CKRK103.7FM.

Shariff, S. (2006, February). “You’ve got email!”, Cyber-bullying. 6 o’clock News, Amanda Jelowicki, Reporter, [Television broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Global Television.

Shariff, S. (2005, February). Cyber-bullying. The Egypt Show [Television broadcast]. Christine Zacklama, Reporter, Montréal, Québec, Canada: Global Television.

Shariff, S. (2005, February). Cyber-bullying. The Morning Show, Tracy McKee, [Television broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Global Television.

Shariff, S. (2005, February). Cyber-bullying. Interview on Evening News, Amanda Jelowicki, [Television broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: Global Television.

Shariff, S. (2004, August). Moral education in schools. The Current, Jane Moss,

Reporter, [Interviewed for Radio broadcast]. Montréal, Québec, Canada: CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. (2002, September 5). Do anti-bullying programs work? British Columbia Almanac

with Mark Forsythe [Radio broadcast]. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: CBC Radio.

Shariff, S. & LaRocque, L. (2001). Results of research on anti-violence policies.

The Bill Good Radio Talk Show [Radio broadcast]. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: CKNW.

Documentary Videos

Shariff S. Stories of Cyberbullying. Native Counselling Services of Alberta. BearPaw Media Productions. Documentary Interviews.

Selected Print-media Interviews and Reports of Scholarship

[Legend: INT = Print-media interview; REP = Report of scholarly work]

Seideman, K. (September 27, 2012). McGill professor lauds Supreme Court for cyberbullying decision. The Gazette.

Montgomery, S. (August 4, 2012). Cyberspace feuds finding way into court: Criminal Activity: Its not only children who are bullies on the Internet. Montreal Gazette, A3.

The Honourable Senator Mobina Jaffer (May, 2012). A new perspective on cyberbullying, Professor Shaheen Shariff. [Senator Jaffer,Chair, Standing Committee on Human Rights]. http://www.mobinajaffer.ca/a-new-perspective-on-cyberbullying-professor-shaheen-shariff.

Canada.com (no author named). (April 30, 2012). Laws won’t stop cyberbullying, experts tell Senate committee. http://www.canada.com/life/Laws+stop+cyberbullying+ experts+tell+Senate+committee/654... Canada.com.

Page, V. (2011, October 31, 2011). "Cyber-bullying is a growing concern in Canadian Schools." The McGill Tribune.

Pouliot, J. (2011, 16 August). “Le Devoir hacking prank under police investigation.” The Montreal Gazette.

Wilton, K. (2010, 5 October). “Online menace isn’t ‘just a joke’: police. ‘We have to help them Develop empathy, McGill professor says of cyber-bullies." The Montreal Gazette.

Bagwell, K. (2010, September). Nationwide U.S. Education Media Interview, posted on LRP website Ed.Daily.com and for print publications Maintaining Safe Schools and The School Discipline Advisor.

Nebenzahl, D. (2008). “Ruining reputations with a click of a mouse. In the world of cyber-bullying, your assailant is often anonymous.” McGill Alumni Magazine. Profile of my research. [INT]

Gibson, E. (2008, August 2). “Why kids don’t tell on cyber-bullies.” New Zealand Herald. Auckland, New Zealand. [INT].

Fitzpatrick, M. (2008, August 12). “Teachers urged to be careful on cyber-bullying. New policy likely to be ratified today.” Canada.com. [INT]

Morris, H. (2008, July 12). “Online bullying should be a criminal offence: teachers.” National Post. [INT].

Editorial. (2008, June 4). “Cyber-bullying root causes must be addressed.” [Editor compliments my perspective and research approach in this editorial]. The Montreal Gazette. A16.

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Flynn, A. (2008, June 9). “Cyber-bullying: Issues and Solutions for the School, the Classroom and the home. Leading expert Shaheen Shariff releases her latest book at McGill.” McGill Media Relations.

Gravenor, J.D. (2007, May 22). “To Share or Not to Share: Teens are quick to master new technology, flocking to web networking sites, but sometimes they lack judgment on what is appropriate to post on-line.” Youth Zone. The Montreal Gazette. C8 [INT].

Bramswell, B. (2007, May 15). “St.Thomas Burn Book has teachers fuming.” The Montreal Gazette, A1-A2 [INT].

Helmer, A. (2007, April 4). “Cruelty casts a wide Net.Sun News: Ottawa & Region. [REP].

Gravenor, J. D. (2007, April 3). “Picked on and put down: Incidents of cyber-bullying – being ridiculed and abused online – are growing in frequency and teens are struggling to deal with the fallout.” Youth Zone. The Montreal Gazette, C8 [INT].

Scott, M. (2007, March 3). “All eyes on you: Cell-phone cameras and the World-Wide Web have created a new kid of public shaming for wrongdoers from litterbugs and bad drivers to negligent nannies.” The Montreal Gazette, H1-2 [INT].

Seidman, K. (2006, November 23). “Cyber-bullying: It’s a jungle out there.” The Gazette, West Island Edition, p. F14 [REP].

Schmidt, S. (2006, April 16). “Cyber-Bullying, the bane of the wired generation.” CanWest News. Released after interview at American Education Research Association Conference (AERA) published in the Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, The Leader-Post Regina, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, National Post, Winnipeg Free Press [INT].

Bohn, G. (2006, February 22). “Curb cyber-bullies, professor urges: Parents, schools must step in says McGill researcher..." Vancouver Sun, p. A9 [INT].

Lampert, A. (2006, February 21). “Prof raises alarm about cyber-bullying: Hit-list recalled. 35% of kids say they have received threats on-line.” The Montreal Gazette, A6. Retrieved February 11, 2007, from http://www.garrybreitkreuz.com/publications/2006/757.htm [INT].

Massicotte, C. (2006, February 21). «Une chercheuse de McGill invite à agir contre les menaces sur le web.» Techno-Sciences. Article 220034. Retrieved February 22, 2006 from réseau canoë.

Varga, P. (2005, October 26). “Parents Take on Bullying Head-On." Shaheen Shariff of McGill University Speaks at Seminar. The Chronicle, p. 4 [REP].

Verjee, Z. (2004, March). “Addressing faith in Canadian schools.” The Ismaili Canada, 20-22 [INT].

Schmidt, S. (2003, May 4). “Why safe schools mean tough rules: Student suspensions have risen dramatically due to a national push to uphold zero tolerance . . .” The Ottawa Citizen, p. A4 [INT].

TEACHING

McGill University (January, 2003 to Present)

Graduate

(Legend: R = Required; C = Complementary; E = Elective; T x # = Number of times taught)

  • EDEM674 – Organizational theory and education (2007 ---) (C; T x 1)
  • EDEM609 – Issues in educational studies (2005 ---): (R; T x 2)
  • EDEM677 – Cyber-bullying Special Topics (2008) (E).
  • EDEM646 – Planning, monitoring & evaluation (2004 with Dr. Charles Lusthaus). (E; T x 1)
  • EDEM664 – Education and the law (2003 ---): (C; T x 8)
  • EDEM606 – Educational leadership: (2003 ---): (R; T x 6)

Undergraduate

  • EDEC360 - Ethics and Religious Cultures (2010); (R; T x 1)
  • EDEC248 - Multicultural Issues in Education (2005---): (R; T x 7)
  • EDER464 - Intercultural Issues in Education (2003 -- 2005) (R; T x 2)

Under Development: Graduate and Undergraduate

  • Education, Law and Technology.
  • Educational Policy and Digital Media.

Simon Fraser University (2000–2002)

Graduate

(Key R = Required; E = Elective; T x # = Number of times taught)

  • EDUC715-5, Educational Leadership (Spring, 2001) (R; T x 1)

Undergraduate

  • EDUC445-5, Legal Context of Teaching. (Spring, 2002) (E; T x 1) Distance Education
  • EDUC445-5, Legal Context of Teaching (1996 – 2002) (E; T x 6)
  • EDUC446-5, Law for the Classroom Teacher (1996 – 2002) (E; T x 4)

SUPERVISION AND STUDENT COMMITTEES

Currently supervising 8 graduate students at various stages and will be taking on more next Fall. List of previous M.A. students supervised, committees and directed readings can be made available upon request – approximately 20 students.

Research Assistants supervised, financed and mentored

Mentored, trained, financed and supervised approximately 40 research assistants over the last ten years, including Doctoral students, Masters students, Law students, Criminology, Information Systems; Psychology and education Undergraduate students. Currently my research projects employ approximately 12 – 15 students. Details can be made available upon request.

SERVICE

McGill University Task Forces, Boards and Committees

 

  • Fall, 2011, Committee Member on Quartier Innovation Initiative in Griffintown, Montreal.
  • August, 2009 - 2011 - Chair of Committee 1B, Engaging with Diversity, on McGill Principal’s Task Force on Diversity.
  • January, 2007-2010. University Ethics Review Board Committee III: Youth & special needs
  • March, 2005 -. Associate Member, McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.
  • September, 2004-06 McGill Senate Sub-Committee on Women.
  • February, 2004-06 McGill University Diversity Video and Workshop Committee.
  • November, 2003-05 Board Member, McGill Centre for Teaching and Research on Women.

McGill Faculty of Education

 

  • October, 2010 - Ongoing, Founding Member of Executive Committee on Institute of HumanDevelopment and Wellbeing, launched December 16, 2011, Social Policy Stream.
  • September, 2005 - 2007, Faculty of Education Ethics Review Board.
  • June 2004, Faculty Council Committee (replaced by faculty-wide council).

Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

  • February, 2012 - Chair, DISE Research Committee.
  • October, 2012 - Department Tenure and Promotion Committee.
  • May, 2003-2009. Annual review of Certificate in Leadership admission files.
  • October, 2003-2005 Graduate Programs Committee.
  • October, 2003. Selection/hiring committee for tenure track professor, Curriculum Stud- ies.20

SERVICE TO THE SCHOLARLY COMMUNITY: External Leadership

External Examiner, Ph.D. Thesis

October 10, 2012: External examiner for Ph.D. thesis of Heather Johanna Mcuaig-Edge, Queens University. Supervisor, Wendy Craig, Ph.D. Peer Involvement in Traditional and Electronic Bullying.

Guest Editing Refereed Journals: Special Issue

Shariff, S., & Dolmage, R. (Eds.). (2005). Schools and courts: Competing rights in the new millennium [Guest Editor for Special Issue]. McGill Journal of Education, 40 (3), 334-496.

Editorial Boards: Refereed Journals

  1. Editorial Board Member, Journal of Mass Communication, Delinquency and Criminology (ISSN:2305-6592) (Invited, 2012).
  2. Book editor, International Journal of Cyber Criminology http://www.cybercrimejournal.co.nr (2008-ongoing)
  3. Associate Editor, International Journal of Learning, http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/about.html#ae. (2006)

Reviewer: Refereed Journals

  • Computers and Education (3 articles – 2011-2012).
  • Educational Administration Quarterly (2 articles – 2011 – 2012).
  • Archives of Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (1 article, 2011).
  • Education & Law Journal (7 articles – 2004-2012).
  • McGill Journal of Education (4 articles – 2010-11).
  • Journal of Educational Psychology (2 articles - 2011).
  • Canadian Journal of Education (2 articles - 2009).
  • International Journal of Learning (3 articles 2005-07).
  • International Journal of Inclusive Education (3 articles – 2005-2007).
  • Alberta Journal of Education (3 articles – 2005 - 2008).
  • Journal of International Migration (1 article - 2004).
  • Atlantis: A Women’s Issues Journal (1 article 2004).

Reviewer: Book Publishers

  • New Media and Society (2012 –1 book manuscript)
  • Sense Publishing (Rotterdam, Netherlands) (1 book manuscript - 2008).
  • Pearson Education (Toronto, Ontario) (3 chapters of book on multiculturalism -2005-2008).

Invited Reviewer: Granting Agencies International

  • October, 2012 - Reviewer for Portuguese Granting Agency, FCT, I.P. - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Two grant applications on technology, policy and law.
  • September, 2012 – Reviewer for Austrian Granting Agency, Vienna, Austria. One grant application on rights and the Internet.

Invited Reviewer: Granting Agencies Canadian

  • 2013 - SSHRC Insight Partnership Grants at the Letter of Intent stage.
  • 2011 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Member of review committee for SSHRC 2011 Insight Research Development Grants competition, 75 Applications.
  • 2009 - Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Assessor (2 Standard Grant Applications).

Reviewer: Conference Proposals

  • American Education Research Association (AERA): Law and Education SIG (6 proposals).
  • Canadian Society of Studies in Education (CSSE): Citizenship Education SIG (6 proposals).

Conference Organization

  • Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE) national confer- ence held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 2007(60 proposals).
  • Co-conference Organizer – NetSafe New Zealand Conference on Cyberbullying. Queens- town, New Zealand (July, 2008).
  • Institute of Ismaili Studies/McGill Institute of Islamic Studies joint Summer Program, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, August 2006.

International Institute for Educational Planning: Consulting

  • 2009 Advisory Committee on Drafting a Toolkit for Global Teacher Code of Conduct. Com- mittee included representatives from CIDA, UNESCO and the Ministry of Education, France.

United Nations: Policy Briefings

  • 2005. Member of North American United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Consultations on Violence against Children http://www.violencestudy.org/r25; http://www.unicef.ca/portal/SmartDefault.aspx?at=1388.

Policy Advisor on Cyberbullying

  • 2007 - PREVNet: Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network,Networks of Centres of Excellence/Réseaux de centres d’excellence (NCE-NI).
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Task Forces and Membership on Committees at Other Universities

2012 - Roundtable Task Force on Implications of Bill 56 (Law 19) and Misinformation by Consultants – Tolerance Foundation (Anne Lagace Dowson), Ministry of Education, Member of Parliament, Dany Morin; Various consultants and community groups (by invitation).

2009 - Quebec Ministry of Education and Commission Scolaire Task Force (by invitation): Groupe-relais montréalais en prévention et traitement de la violence à l’école.

2008 - Quebec English School Boards Association Task Force on Cyber-bullying (by invitation).

2005 - McGill représentative on comité de coordination, Immigration et Métropolis, Université de Montréal

2006 - Member of consulting committee with European granting agencies NORFACE, during visit to Montreal, November, 2006.

Membership: Scholarly Organizations

2001-2012 American Education Research Association (AERA), Law SIG.

2007-2009 Education Law Association (U.S.).

1997-2009 Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE).

2002-2005 Centre d’Immigration et Métropolis, Montréal, Quebec (METROPOLIS).

2004-2005 British Educational Leadership and Management Association (BELMAS). 2001-2002 Centre for Research on Violence Against Girls and Women (FREDA).

2000-2005 Canadian Association for the Study of Educational Administration (CASEA).

2000-2005 Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE).

2000-2001 International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies (IAOHRA).

1999-2001 Centre for Education, Law and Society, Simon Fraser University (CELS).

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Boards and Associations

  • 2012 - Appointed to the Board of Directors of Kids’ Help Phone for a three-year term.
  • 2009-2012 - Appointed by His Highness the Aga Khan, to the Shia Ismaili National SocialWelfare Board of Canada.
  • 2003-04 - Elected to Governing Board, Beaconsfield High School, Montreal, Q.C.
  • 1998-1999 Founding Member, Port Moody Festival of the Arts Committee.
  • 1997-1999 B.C. Association of Legal Assistants (BCLA).
  • 1997-1998 Board Member, ARC Arts Council, Tri-Cities, British Columbia.
  • 1993-1996 Founding Director, Creative Problem Solving Society (for children) and coach
  • Odyssey of the Mind Competitions, Harbour View Elementary School, B.C.
  • 1993 Mock Trial: Goldilocks - Harbour View Elementary School & Law Courts, B.C.
  • 1992 Gifted Children's Association, Coquitlam Chapter.
  • 1991 New Westminster Business and Professional Women’s Club.
Mentorship
January – April, 2008. Mentored and observed two candidates for acceptance into a joint Master ofpage23image21240
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Education and Master of Muslim Civilizations by University of London and Institute of Islamic Studies (STEP). Both candidates were among top 10 applicants accepted into the program.
 
Adjudication of Awards
 
2007 – National I-STAR Award applications (elementary and high school students).
 
Program Co-ordinator and Evaluator
 

2007 Collaborated with McGill Institute of Islamic Studies and Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS), International Summer Institute on Muslim Civilizations at McGill University as Academic Program Co-ordinator and Program Evaluator (March – December, 2007).

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Research

2009 National Researcher and Quebec Lead. Quality of Life of Ismaili Seniors project. Part of a global research project on Ismaili seniors commissioned by His Highness the Aga Khan.

Arts and Culture

2000 Convener, Ismaili Community Arts and Culture Committee, Burnaby, B.C. 1999 Curator, Photographic Exhibit – 40-Year Expository of the Aga Khans, Ismaili Community Social Hall, Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia.

1998 Co-ordinator - Ismaili Arts and Culture Committee and Burnaby Art Gallery Multi-media Exhibit by media artist, Zainub Verjee.

Continuing Education

2006 Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) International Summer Program.

Introduction to Muslim Civilizations. Offered at McGill University in collaboration with McGill Institute of Islamic Studies, August 9 – 20, 2006.

1994-2000 The Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C.

  • Practice approaches to Litigation and Insolvency
  • Practice approaches to Conveyancing
  • Practice approaches to Banking Law

1992 Certificate in Adult Education, School District 43, Coquitlam, B.C., Canada.

1975-1976 Fine Arts, Capilano College (now Capilano University), B.C., Canada.

Law-Related Employment

1994-1996 Instructor, Legal Assistant Courses, Corporate, Litigation and Conveyancing Trend College, New Westminster, B.C. Canada.

1994-1999 Legal Assistant, Insolvency Law, Campney & Murphy, Barristers & Solicitors Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

1993-1994 Legal Assistant, Banking Law, Alexander, Holburn & Beaudin, Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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1991-1993 Banking Paralegal, Freeman & Company, Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

1981-1990 Paralegal, Corporate law, Litigation, Insolvency, Intellectual Property Law. Bull, Housser & Tupper, Barristers & Solicitors, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

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