Glen Filson

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Professor Emeritus | Associated Graduate Faculty
Email: 
gfilson@uoguelph.ca
Office: 
Johnston Hall, Room 001A
Program: 
Capacity Development, PhD Rural Studies

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Education: 

  • B.A. University of Saskatoon
  • M.Ed. Univ. of Saskatchewan
  • PhD OISE/University of Toronto

Areas of Interest: 

  • Strengthening ethno-cultural vegetable value chains
  • Interdisciplinary linkages among environmental, economic and social aspects of farming systems/extension and rural development

Current Research: 

Current Research - SSHRC project with Dr. Adekunle, 'Food Sovereignty and Refugee Path Immigrants'.

Recent Book - 2017.  Filson, G. C. and Adekunle, B. (eds.) Eat Local, Taste Global: How Ethno-cultural Foods Reach our Table. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier Press.

Teaching Information:

Past courses include, at the graduate level, Research Design (MSc) and Integrated Research Methods (PhD), Capacity Building for Sustainable Development (MSc) and Development Administration (MSc).  Undergraduate courses have included Program Development and Evaluation, Sustainable Rural Communities (each 3rd year) and Rural Extension in Change and Development, and Independent Research (each 4th year).