Dr. Michalos has 4 university degrees, a B.A. (Western Reserve University), M.A., B.D., and Ph.D. (University of Chicago). He is currently Professor Emeritus at UNBC and Director of ISRE. He is also president of the Canadian Rural and Remote Health Association. He has been teaching social sciences and philosophy since 1962, with 28 years at the University of Guelph prior to coming to UNBC. He has published 18 books and 70 refereed articles. He founded and still edits 4 scholarly journals: Social Indicators Research (an interdisciplinary and international journal for quality-of-life measurement); Journal of Business Ethics (with Deborah Poff); Teaching Business Ethics (with Deborah Poff); Journal of Happiness Studies (with Ruut Veenhoven and Ed Diener). He has served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Research on Philosophy and Technology, Theory and Decision, International Journal of Value-Based Management, Optimum (the journal of public sector man agement), and the South Asian Journal of Psychology. He is the Vice President of Academy II (Humanities and Social Sciences) of the Royal Society of Canada, President of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies, and past President of the International Society for Philosophy and Technology. He has been a consultant to many federal, provincial, regional, and municipal government departments and agencies in Canada and other countries, and his work has been translated into Japanese, Chinese, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Polish.
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