Biography & CV
Dr. John Sumarah
Professor, Faculty of Professional Studies, Acadia University
Canadian Certified Counsellor
I am Professor of Education and Counselling in the Faculty of Professional Studies at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada. I hold a Doctorate Degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto and has been teaching and researching at Acadia University for the past 28 years. I have published five books and numerous articles on Jean Vanier and the L'Arche movement. I have also published in the area of counselling and ethics. I have delivered dozens of workshops in the area of education and human services related to work with persons with developmental disabilities, my interest for the past 30 years. I have worked in France, India and Canada serving in a number of roles including Director of Agencies, Consulting Psychologist and Board Member and I have served on numerous University, Community, Provincial and National Committees. My Biography is listed in Canadian Who's Who.
My CV includes my educational and employment history, teaching activities, thesis supervision, scholarly activities and service in the university and community.
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