Budd L. Hall is the Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and Professor of Community Development in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria. Budd was the founding Director of the University of Victoria Office of Community-based Research and is a Senior Fellow in the Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria. His most recent books are Knowledge, Democracy and Action: Community-University Research Partnerships in Global Perspectives by Manchester University Press, Learning and Education for a Better World: The Role of Social Movements by Sense Publishing and Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships with R Tandon and C Tremblay. For more details, photos, background information and lists of publication and current project take a look at the UNESCO Chair website www.unescochair-cbrsr.org.