C.V. Elliott Hastings LEYTON

The Past President of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association; the author/editor of eleven books and many essays in the scholarly journals; Research Fellow at The Queen's University of Belfast in Ireland, sometime lecturer on homicide at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police College in Ottawa, and visitor at the FBI Academy. Dr Leyton has held faculty appointments at four universities - The Queen's University of Belfast, the University of Toronto, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is currently professor of anthropology.

He has devoted most of his career to the anthropological study of 'social problems' in modern complex societies. During this time, he has completed fieldwork among business people in Vancouver; with Protestant and Catholic communities in Northern Ireland; among dying miners and widows in Newfoundland; with juvenile delinquents in an Atlantic 'reform school'; with Scotland Yard and South Yorkshire police in Britain; and among Medecins sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders emergency medical personnel in Rwanda and Kenya.

Personal
Canadian citizen, born in 1939 in Leader, Saskatchewan. Married with two sons and one grandson.






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