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- Jennifer Clapp, is Professor and CIGI Chair in Global Environmental Governance in the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Environment and Resource Studies Department at the University of Waterloo. She works on the international political economy of the food system including the politics of international food aid, corporate power in the agrifood system, and the global food crisis.
- Goretty Dias
- Bruce Frayne
- Derek Hall, is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Balsillie School of International Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is currently working on three main research projects: an analysis of contemporary land dynamics in rural Southeast Asia, a study of certification and regulation in the global shrimp and salmon aquaculture sectors (with Dr. Peter Vandergeest of York University), and an investigation of food traceability in Japan.
- Steffanie Scott, is Associate Professor in the Dept of Geography and Environmental Management at UW, Director of Local Economic Development master’s program, Co-chair of the Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable, and vice-President of the Canadian Association for Food Studies. She conducts research on food systems in East Asia (Vietnam and China) and Canada. Her current research seeks to understand in what ways the characteristics of China’s political economy (the nature of state institutions, and state-society and state-private sector relations) shape approaches to organic and ecological agriculture, and to determine their implications for small-scale and poor farmers.
- Janet McLaughlin, is Assistant Professor in Health Studies at WLU, and is affiliated with WLU’s International Migration Research Centre. She is interested in issues of global and local food systems, health, human rights, development, and migrant labour. Her principal research focuses on health issues among Mexican and Caribbean migrant farm workers in Canada.
- Rob Feagan is an Associate Professor, Contemporary Studies at WLU Brantford involved in a range of alternative food system related community-research activities. His interests in such things as farmers' markets, Community-shared agriculture (CSA), and in community gardens are all tied into larger aspirations around shifting prevailing conditions of disconnection, towards one of the empowerment and rejuvenation of 'community' -- as tricky as it is to define such a word (!)