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Dr. Elliott Leyton is the past President of the Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association; the author/editor of eleven books and many essays in the scholarly journals; Research Fellow at The Queen's University of Belfast in Ireland, sometime lecturer on homicide at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police College in Ottawa, and the National Police College in Poland, as well as visitor at the FBI Academy; and has held permanent and visiting faculty appointments at The Queen's University of Belfast in N. Ireland, the University of Toronto, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Warsaw in Poland, and the Memorial University of Newfoundland where he is currently Professor Emeritus of anthropology.

He has devoted most of his career to the anthropological study of 'social problems' in modern complex societies. During this time, he has completed fieldwork among business people in Vancouver; with Protestant and Catholic communities in Northern Ireland; among dying miners and widows in Newfoundland; with juvenile delinquents in an Atlantic 'reform school'; with Scotland Yard and South Yorkshire police in Britain; and among Medecins sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders emergency medical personnel in Rwanda and Kenya. In 2004, the National Film Board film about his life's work, The Man Who Studies Murder, was premiered at the Montreal Film Festival, and then aired on national CBC Television's THE NATURE OF THINGS as a two-part "mini-series".

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