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Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows

Nii Addy
Max Bell School of Public Policy, Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), McGill University
Research area: Cross-sector partnerships; Strategies for the supply and demand of healthy foods; Sustainable food systems.

Faris Ahmed
Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Wilfrid Laurier University
Research area: Agroecology, Biodiversity, Climate resilience, Seed systems, Farmers' rights, Food governance

Peter Andrée
Department of Political Science, Carleton University
Research area: Political economy/ecology of agriculture and food.

Patricia Ballamingie
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University
Research area: Sustainable food systems; Food policy and governance.

Mary Beckie
Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
Research area: Alternative agri-food systems; Sustainable community development (SCD); Social economy.

Irena Knezevic
School of Journalism and Communications, Carleton University
Research area: Food systems; Food labelling; Health communication and advertising; Social and informal economy.

Karen Landman
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph
Research area: Community food hubs; Urban agriculture; Ecological stewardship; Green infrastructure.

Charles Levkoe
Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food System, Director of Sustainable Food Systems Lab, Lakehead University
Research area: Food sovereignty and the food movement; (Critical) Sustainable food systems; Networks, movements and social mobilization; Governance and power.

Catherine Mah
Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations, School of Health Administration, Faculty of Health, Dalhousie University
Research area: Retail food environments; Food and nutrition policy; Diet-related diseases; Rural and remote communities; Municipal policy and governance.

Phil Mount
Associate Director, Just Food
Research area: Sustainable food systems indicators; Agroecological practices; Participatory food policy development.

Kent Mullinix
Director of the Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Research area: Organic/sustainable agriculture, Bioregional food system modeling/design; Food system policy and economics; Food systems and community health and development.

Erin Nelson
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Guelph
Research area: Agroecology; Community development; Community engaged scholarship; Food security; Latin America.

Eve Nimmo
Community Research Associate, Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Wilfrid Laurier University
Southern Brazil Co-Lead for Voicing Change: Co-creating Knowledge and Capacity for Sustainable Food Systems

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Alison Blay-Palmer, Director, and Andrew Spring, Associate Director