Faculty/staff profile

Chair, Social Sciences Instructor, Sociology

Peter Ove




Paul Building

P 226A

BA Psychology and Anthropology, MA International Development Studies, PhD Sociology

Associate of Arts Degree in Pre-Social Work

School of Arts and Science

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.