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Brian Campbell

Professor Emeritus

Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

Contact information

Education Building - Room EDU 114M
Downtown Oshawa
11 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON

905.721.8668 ext. 3407


Dr. Brian Campbell joined Ontario Tech University from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick where he taught from 1983 to 2003. He has extensive curriculum development experience both at the university- and individual-program level. While at Mount Allison, he served two terms as department head. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario, a Bachelor of Philosophy from the University of York in England, and a PhD from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. 


  • Bachelor of Arts University of Guelph in Ontario
  • Bachelor of Philosophy University of York in England
  • PhD McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario

Research and expertise

Dr. Campbell has conducted research on:

  • Access to higher education.
  • Technology in Canadian higher education.
  • Technology diffusion in manufacturing firms.
  • The role of technical experts in public inquiries and courts.

This educational technology research includes the analysis of institutional policies and practices, and the patterns of computer technology use of both university students and faculty.