UNESCO Co-Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability; MAIS Program Coordinator

BA, MA (York); PhD (University of Washington)

Dr. James Randall is an economic and social geographer, Coordinator of the Master of Arts Island Studies programme at UPEI and has taught in Island Studies, Geography, International Studies and Planning. In the past 15 years, Dr. Randall has secured more than US$2.25 million in competitive grants and contracts and has written 35+ peer-reviewed publications. He is currently writing an eTextBook for undergraduate students titled An Introduction to Island Studies. He has extensive experience as an academic administrator at three universities, including as a Dean, Vice-President Academic and Provost. He is also a pioneer in community-university scholarship, has assembled and led large multidisciplinary teams of researchers and practitioners from communities and universities, organized major international conferences and has coordinated field courses on sustainability issues in Africa and Mexico. Profile credit to

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