relational and transformative change. sustainable and equitable food systems, social and environmental policy, socioecological well-being, participatory governance, and decolonial movements.
Before beginning your studies at the Institute of Political Economy where did you study and what program(s) were you enrolled in?
I studied here at Carleton, in the Global and International Studies program with a specialization in Globalization and the Environment and a minor in Indigenous Studies.
What is it specifically that attracted you to study Political Economy at Carleton?
I was attracted to the interdisciplinary aspect of the Institute, the flexibility in shaping your degree, and the opportunities to work with critical and creative faculty members as well as like-minded students (with a diversity of backgrounds and interests!)
My areas of research interest include…
Generally speaking, my research interests include relational and transformative change. I am interested in sustainable and equitable food systems, social and environmental policy, socioecological well-being, participatory governance, and decolonial movements.
What activities have you been involved in lately?
I am a teaching assistant and a research assistant. I am currently an RA with the Participatory Food Systems Governance project – examining civil society’s involvement in food systems movements and collaborative governance models to inform alternative food futures. Outside of school, I enjoy cooking and yoga!
What advice would you give to a prospective Political Economy graduate student?
Make connections with your cohort and professors, ask questions, challenge your understandings, and read!