Dr. Douglas Gosse has taught Junior/Intermediate and Intermediate/Senior Curriculum Methods and is currently teaching Primary/Junior and Junior/Intermediate Language Arts. He is a full member of the School of Graduate Studies. His research interests include language and literacy acquisition for boys, high-yield teaching and learning approaches and strategies, metacognition, single gender and co-educational teaching, and anti-oppressive education.

Dr. Gosse received the Nipissing University Research Achievement Award for 2008-2009, and the 2008 Gold Volunteer Service Award from the Historica Foundation. His research on masculinities and the creative research process won several awards: the William Pakenham Award Fellowship in Education, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Fellowship, and the Arts-Based Educational Research Dissertation of the Year Award of the American Educational Research Association.

An educational novel on masculinities written using queer theory, Jackytar (2005), followed by Breaking silences & exploring masculinities, a critical supplement to the novel Jackytar (2008), are used in diverse university courses and available internationally. Inquiries may be made to Breakwater Books:1-800-563-3333 or via email:

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Douglas Gosse, PhD (Social Justice & Cultural Studies)
General Editor, LGBTTIQQ2SA Stories of Pride, Courage and Social Justice in Canada
Professor, Schulich School of Education
Director, The Northern Canadian Centre for Research in Education & the Arts:

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