Professor Henry Buller
Professor of Geography
Henry Buller is Professor of Geography at Exeter. He is Editor of the international rural social science journal Sociologia Ruralis, is former Chair of the IBG/RGS Rural Geography Study Group and is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Rural Sociology. He is also an Associate Member of the French CNRS research laboratory LADYSS at the University of Paris 10 and Associate of the Centre for Rural Policy Research at the University of Exeter.
Having worked at Oxford Polytechnic in the 1980s, then at the CNRS Groupe de Recherches Sociologiques at the University of Paris 10 at Nanterre, Henry was, before coming to Exeter Maitre de conférences at the Department of Geography at the University of Paris VII from 1990 to 2001, during which time he was also Director of the DESS ‘Espace et Milieux’ at that University, and later Professor of Rural Studies at the Countryside and Community Research Unit of the University of Gloucestershire
Author and editor of over 100 books, articles and research reports, his principal research interests are animal geographies, animal welfare, human/animal relations, geographies of nature, environmental politics, issues of agro/food and rural development. Henry Buller regularly participates as an expert and invited speaker at EU, international, national and regional conferences, workshops and seminars on these and other topics. Henry Buller is an appointed member of the UK’s Farm Animal Welfare Committee, for which he is also Chair of the Welfare at Killing group, the Conseil d’Orientation, Recherche et Programmation des Parcs Naturels Régionaux and the European Animal Welfare Platform.
Henry Buller is Director of the Geography with European Studies degree programme, Geography Erasmus Coordinator and Director of the Masters of Research in Critical Human Geographies. He is also Director of Education for Geography (Streatham).
BA Hons (London)
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College of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Exeter