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Jessica Duncan

Assistant Professor in the Rural Sociology Group at Wageningen University & Research

Areas of expertise

  • - Food policy
  • - Food security
  • - Global governance
  • - Participation
  • - Rural sociology

Major works

Duncan, J. and Bailey, M. (2016). Solutions for a Food Secure World. Solutions. Summer: 1–3. Duncan, J. (2015). Global Food Security Governance: Future challenges and considerations. Canadian Food Studies. 2(2): 335-344. Duncan, J. (2015). Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security. Oxon: Routledge. Barling, D. and Duncan, J. 2015. The dynamics of the contemporary governance of the world’s food supply and the challenges of policy redirection Food Security, 7(2): 415-424 Duncan, J. and Barling, D. 2012. Renewal through Participation in Global Food Security Governance: Implementing the International Food Security and Nutrition Civil Society Mechanism to the Committee on World Food Security. International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 19(2): 146-161.

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About Me

Jessica Duncan is an Assistant Professor in the Rural Sociology Group, Wageningen University. She holds a PhD in Food Policy from City University London and is the author of the book Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security (Routledge, 2015). She is an Associate Editor of the journal Food Security and the co-chair of the ECPR Food Policy and Governance Research Network. Her research focuses on the social-political dynamics of global norm setting for food security and the ways in which non-state actors participate in policy making processes. She is motivated by transformative governance mechanisms that support pathways to just and sustainable food systems.

Courses and Programs taught by Jessica Duncan

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