Bonnie Campbell (MA., DPhil, University of Sussex), is a professor of political economy at the Department of Political Science at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) where she is Director of the Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en développement international et société (CIRDIS) and also the Director of the Research Group on Mining Activities in Africa (Groupe de recherche sur les activités minières en Afrique). She was a member of the Advisory Group named by the federal government for the National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the Canadian Extractive Sector in Developing Countries (2006-2007) and from 2007 to 2011 was a member of the International Study Group of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on the revision of mining regimes in Africa.
Professor Campbell has written extensively on issues related to international development, development assistance, governance and mining and is the author of many journal articles, and author, editor or co-editor of fourteen volumes including, Restructuring in Global Aluminium, with Magnus Ericsson (Eds.) (Mining Journal Books Ltd, London, 1996); Regulating Mining in Africa: For whose Benefit? (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI), Uppsala, Sweden, 2004) ; Qu’allons-nous faire des pauvres? Réformes institutionnelles et espaces politiques ou les pièges de la gouvernance pour les pauvres (L’Harmattan, Paris, 2005) ; Mining in Africa. Regulation and Development (Pluto, London, IDRC, Ottawa and NAI, Uppsala, 2009) ; Pouvoir et régulation dans le secteur minier : leçons à partir de l’expérience canadienne (Presses de l’Université du Québec (PUQ), Quebec, 2012); and Modes of Governance and Revenue Flows in African Mining (International Political Economy Series, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK, 2013).
Professor Campbell is a Member of the Royal Society of Canada since 2012.