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. Her recent books include Food, 3rd Edition (Polity, 2020), Speculative Harvests: Financialization, Food, and Agriculture (with S. Ryan Isakson, Fernwood Press, 2018), and Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid (Cornell University Press, 2012. Professor Clapp is Vice-Chair of the Steering Committee of the High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition of the United Nations Committee on World Food Security and a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an International Fellow of the Swedish Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. She has received numerous awards for her interdisciplinary research, including a Killam Research Fellowship, the Distinguished Scholar award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association, the Innis-Gérin Medal for contributions to Social Sciences from the Royal Society of Canada, a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellowship, and the Canadian Association for Food Studies Award for Excellence in Research.
Professor, School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability, University of Waterloo