Heather Hall is an assistant professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), University of Waterloo. Prior to that, she was a post-doctoral fellow at the International Centre for Northern Governance & Development, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. She holds a PhD in Geography from Queen’s University and a Master’s in Planning from the University of Waterloo. She specializes in research on regional development in rural and resource-based regions.
As a co-investigator with the On the Move Partnership, Heather will be investigating the regional development impacts of employment-related geographical mobility in the nickel-processing sector in Newfoundland and Northern Ontario.
Greenwood, R. and Hall, H.M. Forthcoming. The Social Dynamics of Economic Performance in St. John’s: A Metropolis on the Margins. In D.A. Wolfe and M. Gertler (eds), Innovation, Creativity and Governance: Social Foundations of Economic Performance in Canada’s City-Regions. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Vodden, K. and Hall, H. with D. Freshwater & the Research Team. 2013. Understanding Regional Governance in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Survey of Regional Development Organizations. Prepared for partners involved in the Rural Urban Project including, CRRF, MNL, Memorial University, the Harris Centre, and the University of Kentucky (226 pages).
Hall, H.M. 2012. For All Regions, Regional Development Agencies: The History and Next Generation of RDAs in Canada. In N. Bellini, M. Danson, and H. Halkier (eds), Regional Development Agencies: The Next Generation? (pp.156-171). London: Routledge. (2013 Regional Studies Association Best Book Award Recipient)