|Dr. Frank Deer|
Dr. Deer is an assistant professor in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Education who is originally from Kahnawake, Que. He has conducted research on citizenship development for Aboriginal students in Canadian schools.
Dr. Deer received internal university funding for his study incorporating Ojibwe teachings and practices into curriculum.
He earned a PhD in Educational Administration from the University of Saskatchewan in 2008 after obtaining a B.Ed and an M.Ed at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Deer has served as a classroom teacher in the Frontier School Division, the Pembina Trails School Division and the Winnipeg School Division.
He is editor of First Nations Perspectives: The Journal of the Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre. Dr. Deer's doctoral dissertation is titled Citizenship Development for Aboriginal High School Students in the Province of Manitoba: An Exploratory Study. In 2005, he was a research assistant for RESOLVE (Research & Education for Solutions to Violence & Abuse) Saskatchewan.