Broadbent Fellow

Jennifer Clapp

Jennifer Clapp

Food politics / Politique de la nourriture

Jennifer Clapp is a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability and Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She has published widely on the global governance of problems that arise at the intersection of the global economy, the environment, and food security. 

Her most recent books include Food, 2nd Edition (Polity, 2016), Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid (Cornell University Press, 2012), Paths to a Green World: The Political Economy of the Global Environment, 2nd Edition (with Peter Dauvergne, MIT Press, 2011), and Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance (co-edited with Doris Fuchs, MIT Press, 2009). Professor Clapp is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, has recently held a Trudeau Fellowship (2013-2017), and is a past recipient of the Canadian Association for Food Studies Award for Excellence in Research (2012).

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Video: Navigating the global food fight