Jerry Buckland is Professor, International Development Studies, and has been an academic for 25 years. Before that Jerry worked for a development organization in Bangladesh for five years. His teaching and research focus is on micro-finance/bank access, community/economic development, rural development/food security, and development in Bangladesh.
Jerry was Visiting Fellow, the College of Business, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia in 2016. He was MSC Dean from 2013 to 2015 and previously coordinated the International Dev’t Studies program for over 10 years. Jerry was the Director of the University of Winnipeg’s Master’s in Development Practice program in 2012-3, and a Visiting Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies in 1992. He worked as an agricultural economist for Mennonite Central Committee in Bangladesh in the late 1980s-early 1990s.