Jacques M. Chevalier graduated in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh in 1977 and is now Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.  He is the author of many scholarly books and articles on a range of topics, including Mexican and Peruvian anthropology, religious studies and neurophilosophy. Dr. Chevalier now coordinates an international initiative on novel approaches to community, workplace, school and public engagement in action learning and research (www.participatoryactionresearch.net). His current research and consulting work provides groundbreaking theory and methods for participatory planning, evaluation and research tested around the world and adapted to fields ranging from sustainable development and environmental issues to organizational change,  education, gender equity, public health, governance and conflict management.
Ph.D. Social Anthropology 1977 Edinburgh University U.K.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Action Research, Latin American Anthropology, Religious Studies, Symbolic Analysis, Neurophilosophy, Ethics
Personal Interests
Graphic art, sailing, ultralight flying, sports, traveling