Dr Jim Butcher
reader in geography, Canterbury Christ Church University; co-author, Volunteer Tourism: the lifestyle politics of international development

Jim Butcher is a university lecturer and writer. He has written a number of books and articles looking at tourism: its critics, the claims made for it and why mass tourism should be celebrated in spite of the naysayers.

He has also written on a diverse subjects including citizenship, free speech, decoloniality and education. His latest book, Volunteer Tourism: the lifestyle politics of international development, can be found here.

Jim is also a union rep in the University College Union (UCU) and volunteers with a charity for young asylum seekers.

Follow Jim on Twitter: @jimbutcher2

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