12 September 2016

2013 Trudeau fellow Jennifer Clapp is one of the 89 new fellows of The Royal Society of Canadafellows. Royal Society fellows are elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement.

Jennifer Clapp is professor at the Department of Environment and Resource Studies at University of Waterloo. She is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of global environmental politics and the political economy of international food security. Through her numerous publications and outreach activities, she has identified and developed new avenues of inquiry for scholars and policy-makers. These include examination of the linkages among transnational economic actors, governance processes, and outcomes for both the environment and for food systems.

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Jennifer Clapp

Professor Clapp is a political economist wary of the effect of global trade and the influence of transnational corporations on food security and the environment in the world’s poorest countries.

2013 Fellows