The Virtual Office of Dave Hiles

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders.
     Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry  The Wisdom of the Sands.

Website of the Month (1):  Coursera
Website of the Month (2):  Intro to Complexity
Last Month's:
The Scale of the Universe

Research Interests:
Psychology as a human science; qualitative
inquiry, discourse analysis; narrative and 
semiotic approaches to counselling, humanistic,
transpersonal, cognitive and psychodynamic
psychology. Current topics include: a model of
disciplined inquiry, participatory knowing,
chaos and complexity, affordance and coping,
grief & loss, recovered memory, human differences, 
savant syndrome, cinematic and film codes.



Honorary Research Fellow   

Room: HB0.20b   
Tel: +(44) 0116 2577760   
Availability: (By appointment)   
Contact information   

Teaching experience: 
PSYC1011 Introduction to Cultural Psychology
PSYC1092 Theories & Historical Perspectives in Psychology
PSYC3006 Cultural Psychology and the Media
PSYC3009 Humanistic-Existential Psychology

PSYC3020 Counselling Psychology
PSYC3031 Conceptual Issues & Critical Debates
HEST5016 Making Sense of Quantitative & Qualitative Data
PHAR5360 Research Methods
  Interests, enthusiasms, passions:
Continental Philosophy

Critical Theory; Existential Lexicon
William BlakeC.G. Jung

Stephen Jay Gould; Modern Science
A.M. Turing Awards

SEOP;; Flash Earth

VSO;  CinemabfiBrazil   
Secularism; J&M; Freethinker; SR&CT Blog
Bechet;  Amazon
Buster KeatonSuduko


Site Resources:
LinksGoogle Scholar
Quotes; Wikiquote
Selected Papers, Conferences, etc
Teaching Materials
Iraq Documents

DMU Links, etc:
Staff Portal
DMU (Calendar; Webmail )
Library   (OPAC) 

UK Universities
Intranet (Restricted)
Journals:  Sage;  JTP;