Greg R. Halseth, Ph.D.
Queen's University at Kingston, 1993 (MA, Ph.D.)
University of British Columbia (BA)
Geography Program

New Lab Building 8-141
University of Northern British Columbia 3333 University Way
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada V2N 4Z9
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Greg Halseth is a Professor in the Geography Program at the University of Northern British Columbia, where he is also the Canada Research Chair in Rural and Small Town Studies and Director of UNBC’s Community Development Institute. His research examines 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.
Greg has served on the governing council of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Advisory Committee on Rural Issues for the Federal Secretary of State for Rural Development, the Community Advisory Committee for the BC Ministry of Forests Mountain Pine Beetle Task Force, and other advisory committees.
Greg’s books include “Building Community in an Instant Town” and “Building for Success”, as well as an edited volume on the “Next Rural Economies” which includes contributions from 12 OECD countries.  His most recent book is “Investing in Place: Economic Renewal in Northern British Columbia” which is published by UBC press.