Social Economy : Communities, Economics and Solidarity in Atlantic Canada

Leslie Brown

Biography

LESLIE BROWN PhD is Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University, and is the Director of the SSHRC-funded Social Economy and Sustainability Research Network. She has a longstanding interest in organizational democracy, co-operatives and community development, and has written and presented extensively in these areas. Her recent work in the area of social accounting and reporting is funded through the Southern Ontario Social Economy Node. Dr. Brown was the recipient of the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council’s Distinguished Co-operator Award (2003) and the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC) Merit Award (2009).