Greg Nepean

A lifetime resident of Nova Scotia, Greg is currently living in Toronto, Ontario and serving as a Sessional Instructor, School of English and Theatre Studies and the Department of Sociology/Anthropology at Guelph University for the Media Studies programme at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, Ontario.

He completed his MA at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Atlantic Canada Studies in 2005. Greg obtained a General Studies BA from MountSaintVincentUniversity in 1999 and a Sociology BA from Saint Mary's University in 2003.

Greg's current studies focus on gay and lesbian life in Canada. His research interests have ranged from gay history (1969) and social movements to a study of DragQueens and DragKings in Halifax to an examination of women, feminism, satire, rhetoric and comedy.

Besides his academic studies and research, Greg has been involved in community activities for many years, serving as a political campaign worker and youth activist. Greg has served as Chair of the City of Dartmouth Youth Committee (1993-1994) and Senator, MountSaintVincentUniversity (1998-2000). He served as a member of the Dartmouth District School Board (later the Halifax Regional School Board) from 1994-1997.

Greg has been involved in community activities such as; membership in IsCans, The Imperial Barony of Halifax, The Imperial Court of Toronto, volunteering with the Nova Scotia Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual YouthProject, serving as Co-Chair of Pride Week from November, 2003 to March, 2004, acting as Faculty Advisor to the LGBT Student group at Humber College in Toronto, Ontario, and membership in the Cabbagetown Group (LGBT) Softball League.


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