|Prof. Jordan Peterson in March 2018. Craig Robertson/Postmedia/File|
Jordan Bernt Peterson is a clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of Canadian psychology. His main areas of study are abnormal, social and personality psychology, with a particular interest in the psychology of religious and ideological beliefs, and the evaluation and improvement of personality and work performance. He teaches at the University of Toronto.
It should be noted that he published his first book, Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief in 1999 and is available for free on his personal website. His second book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, was published in January 2018.
He currently has a YouTube channel in which he publishes the recordings of his classes, among other content. In 2016, Peterson published a series of videos in which he criticized the political correctness and the C-16 bill of the Canadian government. Consequently, from these videos, he began to receive significant media attention.