Anthony Persaud

PhD Student

Bio

Anthony is a PhD student and community development practitioner, broadly interested in the ways in which Indigenous communities access, control and utilize territorial resources for culturally appropriate and sustainable community economic development.

Anthony has a BA honours in history from York University, and a masters in human and economic geography from the University of Victoria. Anthony has lived and worked in various countries in West Africa and Latin America and he is fluent in Spanish and French. Currently his geographic focus is in British Columbia, where he is working closely with non-governmental and First Nation partners. When he is not working with communities and doing research, Anthony puts his time into surfing, writing and making music.