Dr. Ronald Keast, author of Dancing in the Dark: The "Waltz in Wonder" of Quantum Metaphysics
Dr. Ronald Keast earned his B.A., M.A., and in 1974 his Ph.D. from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The subject of his doctoral thesis and subsequently published work was The Effects of the Technique and Technology of Communications on Religion in the West. Dr. Keast has over forty years experience in television broadcasting and education in Canada.
After early years as a television writer, director and producer, he served as General Manager of Programming at the Ontario provincial educational television service, TV Ontario, Chair of the School of Radio and Television Arts at Ryerson University in Toronto, and then, from 1987 to 2005, President and Chief Executive Officer of first, the national multi-faith and multicultural television specialty channel, Vision TV, and then of Access Media Group, a television and multi media learning company that owned and operated three national and one regional television specialty channels—Canadian Learning Television (CLT), BookTelevision, Court TV Canada, ACCESS Alberta—and an educational multi media distribution company.
Since 2005, Dr. Keast has written about educational television, science, philosophy and religion. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board and a shareholder of Canada's largest educational multi media distribution company, Distribution Access (www.distributionaccess.com), and he serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for CARP - A New Vision of Aging for Canada (www.carp.ca).