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Kenneth is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. His research interests include drug education, entheogenic education, psychedelics, and ayahuasca.

Kenneth is also the Director of Implementation & Partnerships at the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use, and previously worked for over a decade doing prevention and harm reduction policy development at the British Columbia Ministry of Health.

In 2006 and early 2007, Kenneth was a resident of UBC’s Green College. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from UBC (2011) and a Masters of Arts degree in Education from Simon Fraser University (2002). He currently a member of the Clinical & Scientific Advisory Board of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies – Canada (MAPS-Canada) and the Advisory Board of the Wasiwaska research centre in Brazil.

Academic Positions

  • Present2012

    Adjunct Professor

    School of Population and Public Health, UBC

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2011

    Ph.D. in Educational Studies

    University of British Columbia

  • M.A. 2002

    Master of Education

    Simon Fraser University

  • B.A. 1996

    Bachelor of Arts (English & Philosophy Double Major)

    Simon Fraser University