Erin Sharpe

Applied Health Sciences - Recreation & Leisure Studies

Erin Sharpe


I have two main areas of research:

1. Leisure and Community: Leisure as a setting for community-making; community in postmodern culture; the experience of communitas in leisure; leisure as a sphere for building and transforming community; grassroots associations and initiatives.
2. Outdoor Education: Experiential learning; outdoor adventure; integrating outdoor experiences into curricula; place-based education; sociology of adventure and risk.


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Erin Sharpe

Associate Professor
Office STH 338
T 905 688 5550 x3989
F 905 984 4843