PROF. DONALD SHARPES
Donald K. Sharpes Ph.D. is Professor in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University, Professor Emeritus at Weber State University, a former research associate at Stanford University and director in the U.S. Dept. of Education in Washington DC.
Dr. Sharpes has taught at the universities of Maryland, Maine, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Utah State, Weber State and Arizona State. He did postdoctoral studies at the University of Sussex, was a Visiting Scholar at Oxford University in 1998–1999, and has lived and worked in the Middle East. He has authored 16 books and over 235 articles in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and teacher education. Donald Sharpes has served as a foreign correspondent for The Salt Lake Tribune, and a contributor to several western newspapers. His works have been published in the U.S., England, Finland, Norway, Germany (in German), India, Malaysia, China (in Chinese), Hong Kong, and Denmark (in Danish).
Dr. Sharpes has been awarded three Fulbright scholarships, one each to Malaysia, Cyprus and Denmark. He has been sponsored by the governments of Malaysia, China, South Africa, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and universities throughout the world.
He serves as President of the International Studies Group of the American Educational Research Association from 2007 to 2010.