Jacques M. Chevalier Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Jacques M. Chevalier

Chancellor's Professor Emeritus
Carleton University

Dr. Chevalier is Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University, Ottawa (Canada), and co-founder of SAS2 Dialogue (www.sas2.net). He is the author of many scholarly books in fields ranging from theory and methods in participatory action research to studies in Latin American anthropology, sustainable development, peasant economics, ethnomedicine, biblical studies, gender relations, symbolic anthropology and neurophilosophy.

Biography

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.

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

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Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Participatory Action Research - Chevalier & Buckles - 1st Edition book cover

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