Ron Sheese

University Professor

Locations / Contact Info:

S342 Ross - ROSS
Keele Campus
Phone: 416 736 5134

Email address(es):

Web site(s):

Ron Sheese Courses

Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studie -
Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology


BA - 1967
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, Indiana

PhD - 1973
University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois

MA - 1970
University of Illinois
Urbana, Illinois

Selected Publications

  • Morra, S., Gobbo, C., Marini, Z. & Sheese, R. (2008). Cognitive Development: Neo-Piagetian Perspectives. New York: Erlbaum.

  • Langan, D. & Sheese, R. (2009). Constructive Teaching and Learning. In J. Mezirow & E. Taylor, Transformative Learning in Practice: Insights From Community, Workplace, And Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

  • Sheese, R. (2013). Teaching Psychology critically. In T. Teo, M. Barnes, Z. Gao, M. Kaiser, R. Sheivari, and B. Zabinski, (Eds.). International Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. New York: Springer.

  • Zhang, X., & Sheese, R. (2017). 100 years of John Dewey and education in China. Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 16(4), 400-408.


Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Canadian Association for the Study of Language and Learning

Canadian Psychological Association

American Psychological Association

International Society for Theoretical Psychology

American Educational Research Association

John Dewey Society


OCUFA Teaching Award - 1985
Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations

3M Teaching Fellowship - 1986
3M and the Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education


Currently available to supervise graduate students: No

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: No

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Yes

Current Research

Cultural factors in the introduction of international students to North American academic life.