Peter Ove Chair, Social Sciences | Instructor, Sociology
BA Psychology and Anthropology, MA International Development Studies, PhD Sociology
Peter Ove has been teaching sociology since 2009. Apart from teaching at UVic and Camosun, Peter has also worked as a UN human settlements officer in Brazil, a high-school teacher in Denmark, a researcher on community development, a consultant for international non-profits, a “Cultural Assistant” for international students, a youth worker in the United Church, a municipal recreation planner in Ucluelet, and a laboratory technician in a Cuban cement factory. Peter has a BA in Psychology and Anthropology (UVic), an MA in International Development Studies (Dalhousie), and a PhD in Sociology (UBC). His graduate research focused on issues of global poverty, non-profit fundraising, and child sponsorship programs.