Felix Bivens

Alumni Ambassador USA

Dr Felix Bivens is the founder and director of Empyrean Research, a community-based research organization dedicated to enhancing the research and learning capacities of small voluntary organizations and to working with higher education institutions to build better community-university partnerships.

Felix completed his PhD at IDS in 2011. From 2011-2012, he served as Acting Assistant Dean of Students at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. Felix also serves as an adjunct professor of at the Future Generations Graduate School in Franklin, West Virginia, where he leads courses in action research and reflective practice.



Journal Article

Intergenerational Transmissions: Cultivating Agency?


This IDS Bulletin reflects, as the first in the 40th anniversary volume, on some of the core areas of research and policy advocacy that are central to IDS’ work: inequalities, poverty, power, social protection, transformational education, HIV/AIDS, gender and climate change.

1 January 2009