Jennifer Clapp is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability and the Balsillie School of International Affairs at the University of Waterloo. She has written widely on global governance at the interface of environmental sustainability and food security. Her recent articles appear in Global Environmental Politics, The Journal of Peasant Studies, Development and Change, Food Policy, Globalizations, the Journal of Agrarian Change, Agriculture and Human Values, and the Review of International Political Economy.

Professor Clapp is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and is recipient of a Trudeau Fellowship (2013-2016) and the Canadian Association for Food Studies Award for Excellence in Research (2012).

Recent books: 

  • Speculative Harvests: Financialization, Food, and Agriculture (co-authored with S. Ryan Isakson, Fernwood Press, 2018)
  • Food (2nd Edition, Polity, 2016)
  • Hunger in the Balance: The New Politics of International Food Aid (Cornell University Press, 2012)
  • Paths to a Green World: The Political Economy of the Global Environment (2nd Edition, co-authored with Peter Dauvergne, MIT Press, 2011)
  • The Global Food Crisis: Governance Challenges and Opportunities (co-edited with Marc J. Cohen, WLU Press, 2009)
  • Corporate Power in Global Agrifood Governance (co-edited with Doris Fuchs, MIT Press, 2009).

    Associated Crosscutting Themes

  • Power