Derrick Rasheed Mohamed, PhD

Assistant Professor of Leadership; Associate Dean, MA Leadership
I count it an honor to serve at TWU, I hold a firm conviction in the efficacy of Servant Leadership as a means of exemplifying my Christian faith.

Derrick's extensive career in the Canadian educational system spans more than thirty years, encompassing multiple provinces. His professional roles have included serving as a high school educator in the subjects of mathematics and science, as well as fulfilling administrative positions such as principal at the elementary, middle, and high school levels, and assistant headmaster and head of school. Additionally, Derrick has demonstrated a passion for service by designing and coordinating more than twenty global mission and humanitarian trips, which have taken him to various parts of the world. 

  • PhD - Education (Azaliah University, Albuquerque, NM)
  • MSc - Education (Canisius College, Buffalo, NY)
  • MSc - Secondary Education (Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL)
  • BSc -  General (University of the West-Indies, Trinidad)

Research Interests:

  • Health and personal well being for those in senior administrative positions
  • How environmental factors and conditions affect learning
  • Cultural diversity & self-esteem
  • Serving and leading in a cross cultural context

  • LDRS 320 Ethical Decision Making
  • EDUC 365 Social Issues in Education
  • EDUC 400 Classroom Management
  • LDRS 400 Interpersonal Leadership, Managing Conflict
  • LDRS 432 Building Leaders II: Vocation and Career Planning
  • LDRS 500 Leadership Foundations
  • LDRS 502 Team Leadership & Conflict Negotiation
  • LDRS 591 Scholarly Research
  • LDRS 624 School Leadership & Supervision
  • LDRS 626 Leadership for Contemporary Educational Issues