Faculty

Jerry Buckland

Professor of International Development Studies

Jerry Buckland

Program(s):

International Development Studies

Email:

j.buckland:@:uwinnipeg.ca

Phone:

204.953.3859

Office:

1MS11

Jerry Buckland is a Professor of International Development Studies (IDS) and has worked at Menno Simons College for over 20 years.

He was IDS Program Coordinator for over ten year, he was the Dean of Menno Simons College from 2013 to 2015, and was the Acting Director of the University of Winnipeg's Master's in [Indigenous] Development Practice program 2012-13.

In 2016 he was a Visiting Professor at RMIT University's School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, and in 1992 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. He worked as an agricultural economist for Mennonite Central Committee in Bangladesh in the late 1980s-early 1990s.

Buckland's teaching and research focus on micro-finance/bank access, community/economic development, rural development / food security, and development in Bangladesh. He teaches courses, among others, on community development, research methods, and evaluation methods in International Development and Conflict Resolution. In the past twenty years he has published three books (including Ploughing up the Farm: Neoliberalism, Modern Technology and the State of the World's Farmers, and Hard Choices: Financial Exclusion, Fringe Banks and Poverty in Urban Canada), six book chapters, over 20 peer-reviewed articles, and nine policy reports.

Websites:

Areas of Teaching

Community/Economic Development, Research & Evaluation Methods, Food Security / Sovereignty

Education

PhD, Economics (Manitoba); M.A., Economics (Carleton); B.A., Economics (Calgary)

Work in Detail

Teaching

Courses Taught

Research

Select Recent Publications

Micro-Finance & Financial Exclusion

Rural Development

Community

Member of ABLE (Asset Building Learning Exchange) Research & Policy Action Team (2014-ongoing).