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[Photo]: Sharon J. Hamilton

Sharon J. Hamilton (Retired)


Professor Emeritus of English
Past Associate Dean of the Faculties
Former Director of FACET (Indiana University Faculty Colloquium for Excellence in Teaching)
Founding Director of the Center on Integrating Learning at IUPUI


B.A. University of Winnipeg (Canada) 1969
B. Ed. University of Manitoba (Canada) 1978
M. Ed. 1982
Ph.D. University of London (England) 1986

Academic Interests

Electronic portfolios (institutional, student, faculty);
Learning communities and communities of practice;
the scholarship of teaching and learning;
collaborative learning;


FACET and NETwork for Excellence in Teaching,
Arts Council of Indiana Creative Renewal Fellow;
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching;
Chancellor's Professor;
Carnegie Scholar


My Name's Not Susie: A Life Transformed by Literacy,
and several publications in print and video on collaborative learning and other aspects of literacy;
several journal articles on electronic portfolios, assessment, and general education.


Director, Campus Writing and IUPUI Institutional Portfolio Project;
Trustee, National Council of Teachers of English Research Foundation;
and Honorary Patron, Literacy Partners of Manitoba

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