Close up of Budd Hall smiling, with a tree in the background

Budd Hall

UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research

Budd Hall shares the UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education with his friend of 45 years, Rajesh Tandon. Budd has been working in the areas of knowledge democracy for over 50 years.  His most recent book, called Bridging Knowledge Cultures: Rebalancing Power in the C0-Construction of Knowledge, is available free and downloadable. He lives and works on the unceded territory of the Lekwungen speaking peoples in the city known by its colonial name, Victoria. His academic home is the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria.  He is a Father, a grandfather, a partner, and a poet. He is a huge admirer of the founders of NCCPE.