Document Type

Grant Application

Project/Presentation Title

Visit from Peter Roche


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Project Period

FY 2001-2002

Event Sponsor

Cultural Affairs and Distinguished Lecture Series

Project Abstract/ Summary

The Department of Sociology would like to apply for a grant to bring to our campus Professor Peter Roche de Coppens for two full days. Professor Roche de Coppens is a Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychotherapy atEast Stroudsburg University and Adjunct Professor of Education at McGill University in Montreal. He is the author of many books in English, French, and ltalian. Dr. Roche de Coppens has lectured at many universities and research centers around the world. He has trained under Pitirim Sorokin, founder of the sociology department at Harvard University, and Roberto Assagioli of Florence, Italy. In addition to his University work Dr. Roche de Coppens has developed his own radio program, "Tools for Living" and TV program, "Soul Sculpture" in Pennsylvania. Since 1987 he has acted as a lecturer and consultant for the United Nations. Professor Roche de Coppens during the last 45 years has tried to integrate the finding and insights of social science with spirituality and holistic health'