Connell, Dr. David

Dr. David Connell
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Website: Office:
  • Prince George

Research and Expertise

Dr. Connell's primary area of research is agricultural land use planning to protect farmland. Other interests and current research cover four areas: local food systems (community and economic benefits of farmers markets, strategic business planning, food hubs); plan evaluation (strength of policy focus); community (intentional communities, e.g. co-housing, eco-villages, and communal societies); and the social theory of Niklas Luhmann (community theory, planning theory).

Areas of Expertise:

Agricultural land use planning, farmland protection, local food systems, community; Luhmann social theory

Languages Spoken:
  • English
Currently accepting graduate students
Supervises in:
  • PhD NRES
  • MA NRES Environmental Studies
Available to be contacted by the media as a subject matter expert