John J. Guiney Yallop, PhD

Dr. John J. Guiney Yallop


School of Education, Box 57, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6

Office: Emmerson 216
Phone: (902) 585-1191
Fax: (902) 585-1761


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Education: BA (Memorial), BEd (Toronto), MEd (Brock), PhD (Western Ontario)

Research Interests:

Emotions; Identities; Communities
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in Education
Aboriginal Issues in Education
Poetic Inquiry; Arts-based Research; Autoethnography

Additional Information:

Dr. John J. Guiney Yallop is a poetic inquirer. In his research methodology, poetic inquiry, he writes poetry as a way to explore and represent the topics or themes of his inquiries. John’s research interests are emotions, identities and communities. He has also studied sexual orientation and gender diversity issues in education. John teaches about literacy and the creative arts in teaching and learning. Both literacy and the creative arts are also topics of his research. Since finding out about his own Aboriginal ancestry, John has also studied how new-found identities can shape one’s understandings of self and the world.