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I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment, Agriculture, and Geography at Bishop's University, which is located on Abenaki Territory in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. My research interests include: food sovereignty, agroecology, climate change, environmental justice, social movements, agriculture, food security, labour and equality in the food system, urban political ecology, and cooperatives and other alternative economic initiatives (especially in food and farming). I completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Culinaria Research Centre at the University of Toronto Scarborough, and a PhD and MA in Human Geography with a specialization in Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto’s Department of Geography & Planning. My Bachelor’s degree was in Radio and Television Arts from Toronto Metropolitan University.


My teaching at Bishop's University includes the following courses:

  • AGR202: Culture and Food

  • AGR341: Sustainable Food Systems

  • ESG126: Introduction to Human Geography

  • ESG248: Geography of Food

  • ESG266: Environmental Policy

  • ESG300: Advanced Environmental Seminar

  • ESG348: Urban Planning

  • ESG350: Environmental Justice


Current research projects, as Principal Investigator or
Co-Investigator, include:

  • Developments in Quebec’s Food System: From COVID to Cooperation

  • Mobilizing Basic Income as a Tool for Food Systems Resilience in Canada

  • Impacts of the Ministry of Agriculture's Strategy to Increase Greenhouses in the MRC Brome-Missisquoi

  • Pratiques pour réduire l’utilisation des pesticides de synthèse au Québec : étude sociopolitique et macroéconomique des effets, des freins et des incitatifs

  • Resilient Urban Communities & Local Food Systems after COVID-19: Developing Knowledge Partnerships Beyond the Pandemic

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