Professor Emeritus of Social Work
Ph.D. (International Development)
M.A. (Community Development)
Not currently teaching any courses.
Research and teaching
International development policy,
community development and social capital,
interdisciplinary practice at the local community & international levels,
Innovation and knowledge creation, distribution as they apply to community-based change.
Charity, philanthropy & sacrifice; international humanitarian engagement
Dr. Jaques joined the Faculty of Social Work in a full time academic capacity in 2008 but has been an adjunct Associate Professor and taught regularly in the Faculty since 1997. He coordinates graduate studies in international and community development (ICD) for the Faculty and teaches in the ICD curriculum.
Lorne has been seconded to the Faculty from UCGlobal where he was the Senior Director of International Development and Research. He was also the Director of the New York Office of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. He has worked in more than 30 low and middle income countries in wide variety of capacities; as a project manager, community development advisor and as a trainer. He has worked with local and multi-national teams in a wide diversity of projects related to health, public policy, civil society, natural resources and governance.
Lorne does training, project planning and consulting in the areas of community and participatory development, leadership and management.
Lorne’s social work experience includes child welfare, young offenders, income security and social planning and was also the executive director of a Calgary based NGO.
Professional and Community Associations
United Nations Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR – HOAP)
Public Education in International Development (PEID)
Alberta Council for Global Cooperation (ACGC)
Community Development Learning Initiative (CDLI)
(UofC) Council of Associate Deans/Directors International; Advisory to Vice Provost, International
Calgary Herald, A18, 20/04/2013
A Calgary Herald special feature in partnership with the Alberta council for Global Cooperation, p.8, 2-9/2/2013