Lauren Sneyd earned her doctorate at the University of Guelph in Geography and International Development Studies. She was previously a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and a visiting Assistant Professor with the Development Studies Program and the Coady International Institute at St. Francis Xavier University. Lauren currently serves as a lecturer for courses linked to her areas of expertise for the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) at the University of Guelph. She is the coordinator of the Guelph Institute of Development Studies (GIDS) Yukon Field School on Food Security in Northern Canada.


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