Greg R. Halseth, Ph.D.
Queen's University at Kingston, 1993 (MA, Ph.D.)
University of British Columbia (BA)
New Lab Building 8-141
University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada V2N 4Z9
Phone: (250) 960-5826
Fax: (250) 960-6533
Greg Halseth is a Professor in the Geography Program at UNBC, where he is also the Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies, and the founder and Co-Director of UNBC’s Community Development Institute. His research examines regional development processes, rural and small town community development, and community strategies for coping with social and economic change, all with a focus upon northern B.C.’s resource-based towns.
He has served on the governing council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and as a member of several federal and provincial government advisory committees on various rural issues.
Greg’s most recent books include: "Service Provision and Rural Sustainability: Infrastructure and Innovation" (with contributions from Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and Northern Ireland); "Towards a Political Economy of Resource-dependent Regions"; "Doing Community-Based Research"; "Transformation of Resource Towns and Peripheries - Political Economy Perspectives" (with contributions from Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and Finland); "The Integration Imperative" (on cumulative impacts); "Investing in Place: Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia"; and "The Next Rural Economies" (with contributions from 12 OECD countries).