Wade Davis, acclaimed anthropologist and author, joins the University of British Columbia and the Liu Institute for Global Issues
Pioneering Canadian ethnographer Wade Davis has joined the University of British Columbia to advance global awareness of cultures and ecosystems at risk. He will be based at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.
Davis, best known for his work among indigenous societies worldwide, has served as National Geographic Society’s Explorer-in-Residence since 1999. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Serpent and the Rainbow, which was made into a major Hollywood motion picture, and Into the Silence, which won the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize, one of the world’s top non-fiction prizes. Read more