At our Dec. 4th meeting, James Randall, spoke to the Club about Island Studies. Jim is a Professor of Island Studies at UPEI. Since 2012, he served as the Coordinator of the Master of Arts, Island Studies Program. He is also the Chair of the Island Studies Institute at UPEI. This is a research centre with a mandate to engage with the public, and other island scholars and institutions to build a capacity regarding issues relevant to small islands around the world.
In 2016, Dr. Randall was appointed as co-chair on a UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability.