Arvind Singhal


25 years of Positive Deviance at the PD Global Conference

"past, present and future"


October 31st to November 3rd 2016

Copenhagen - Denmark


Arvind Singhal, Ph.D., is the Samuel Shirley and Edna Holt Marston Professor and Director of Social Justice Initiative at The University of Texas at El Paso, and appointed (since 2009) as the William J. Clinton Distinguished Fellow, Clinton School of Public Service, University of Arkansas.


He teaches and conducts research in the diffusion of innovations, the positive deviance approach, organizing for social change, the entertainment-education strategy, and liberating interactional structures.


His research and outreach spans sectors such as health, education, sustainable development, civic participation, and corporate citizenship.


He is a leading scholar and professor of the positive deviance approach (including three books on the topic and over a dozen case studies and peer-reviewed articles).


Arvind has taught courses and implemented workshops on the positive deviance approach for educators, health practitioners, and business leaders in several countries of Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.


Arvind Singhal can be contacted at:

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