Bruce Frayne

Dean, Faculty of Environment, Chair of the Board

Chair of the Board


Dean | Faculty of Environment

Bruce is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Environment. He is an Urban Planner and Geographer, and teaches in the International Development program. His research interests fall within the broad ambit of sustainable cities, and encompass the three related areas of human migration, urbanization and food security. In addition to leading the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Canadian Cities Index project, Bruce works in Sub-Saharan Africa and cities of the Global South.

Recent Books

  • Crush, J., B. Frayne, and G. Haysom (eds.). 2020. Handbook on Urban Food Security in the Global South. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham. 432p.
  • Frayne, B., J. Crush and C. McCordic (eds.). 2018. Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities. Routledge, London. 219p.

Recent Journal Articles

  • McCordic, C. and B. Frayne. 2020. The Network of Household Barriers to Achieving SDG 1, 1 and 2 in Maputo, Mozambique. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition
  • Sgro, J., B. Frayne and C. McCordic. 2019. Linking the Sustainable Development Goals through an Investigation of Urban Household Food Security in Southern Africa. Journal of Sustainability Research. May, 1(3).