Jennifer Clapp awarded Innis-Gérin Medal by the Royal Society of Canada

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Jennifer Clapp, a Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment, has been awarded the 2018 Innis-Gérin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The biennial award, presented by the RSC, honours a Canadian scholar for their distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences.

Clapp is being recognized for her contributions to the fields of international food security and global environmental politics. Her work has focused on the ways in which transnational corporate and financial factors influence hunger and environmental degradation, especially in developing countries.

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