Fellows

Jahi Chappell

Fellow | Political Agroecologist

M. Jahi Chappell is a political agroecologist with training in ecology and evolutionary biology, science and technology studies, and chemical…

Nnimmo Bassey

FELLOW | AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST

Nnimmo Bassey (b.11 June 58) is director of the ecological think-tank, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and member steering committee of Oilwatch International.…

Haroon Akram-Lodhi

Fellow | Professor of International Development Studies

Haroon Akram-Lodhi teaches agrarian political economy. He is Professor of International Development Studies and Chair of the Department of International Development Studies at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada.

Miguel Altieri

Fellow | Professor of Agroecology

Miguel Altieri has been a Professor of Agroecology at UC Berkeley since 1981 in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management.

Marilyn Borchardt

Fellow | Development Associate

Having served as Development Director for 29 years, Marilyn now assists with direct mail prospecting, major donor research, and event planning.

Jun Borras

Fellow | Professor of Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies

Jun Borras is Associate Professor of Agrarian, Food and Environmental Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Peasant Studies.

Zoe Brent

Fellow | Researcher and Activist

Zoe Brent is a PhD student at the Institute for Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Netherlands, where her research focuses on land access in California.

Jonathan Fox

Fellow | Professor of International Development

Jonathan Fox joined the faculty of the School of International Service at American University in August 2013, where he teaches in the International Development Program.

Leonor Hurtado

Fellow | Artist and Activist

Leonor Hurtado, a native of Guatemala, has worked defending indigenous rights and supporting resistance to the expansion of extractive industries.

Maria Luisa Mendonça

Fellow | Professor University of Rio de Janeiro

Maria Luisa Mendonça is the director of Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil.

Clara Nicholls

Fellow|Professor of Agroecology

Clara Nicholls is a Professor of Agroecology and Rural development and the President of the Latin American Scientific Society of Agroecology (SOCLA).

Raj Patel

Fellow | Author, Academic and Activist

Former Food First policy analyst Raj Patel is an award-winning writer with degrees from Oxford University, the London School of Economics and Cornell University.