Gerald Fallon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies (Faculty of Education) at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on issues of school and educational system management and cultural diversity, with specific threads related to education law, educational policy, sustainability, educational leadership, community development and intercultural relations. He has co-authored two books in 2010 and 2015 in addition to 20 peer-reviewed articles and four chapters in English, French, and Spanish. The first book in 2010 is a critical analysis of policy directions affecting First Nations education since 1986. The second book in 2015 is a critical analysis of policy issues regarding access, quality and governance of education in Haiti. Dr. Fallon is also Co-Director of the research group Educación y Diversidad Internacional (EDI) based at the Universidad de Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia. This research group works in the field of community-based development and cultural diversity in rural areas of South America, especially in Colombia.