Jerry has taught eleven different programmes at the Harlow campus, the first in 1993. His specialty is material culture, especially vernacular architecture. He is a University Research Professor, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of the American Folklore Society, and a member of the Department of Folklore.
A specialist in Historical Archaeology will be offering the English Material Culture course.
Dr. Sharpe has sustained an interest in urban geography throughout his career. He passed along this interest to countless students during his tenure as Professor with the Geography Department, teaching all levels of geography classes for 39 years. Dr. Sharpe developed the English Cultural Landscape Program, based out of MUN’s Harlow campus, and taught it twelve times to more than 200 students.