Peter Rudiak-Gould
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I grew up in Albany, California, a couple of blocks from Berkeley and a short BART ride from San Francisco. Starting out in a place where it's spring all year, I proceeded to make a series of highly questionable moves (snowy New England, rainy Old England, polar vortex-battered Canada) and a couple of more understandable ones (San Diego, the Marshall Islands). My boomerang-shaped migration has landed me in Toronto, where I now live with my fiancée at the world headquarters of Peter Rudiak-Gould Consulting (a.k.a. our apartment).
 
Professionally, I wear a number of hats. I'm a cultural anthropologist and social scientist who does research on the human dimensions of climate change, currently as an Assistant Professor Status-Only in the Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto. Since February 2013, I've been working as a consultant, dividing my focus between the Greater Toronto Area and the Pacific Islands. I'm also a writer of travel memoirs.
 
You can learn more about me, especially my ongoing involvement with the climate-
threatened Marshall Islands, in this BBC Oxford radio interview and these articles in the Oxford Mail and the Oxford Times. Other interviews can be found here: Rolf Potts, Andy Ross AgencyPasifika Truthfully, Travel Wonders Part 1 / Part 2, Wandering Educators, Travel Junkie, The Planet D.


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