People

In 2017, ten scholars became Queen Elizabeth Scholars-Advanced Scholars as part of the QES-HCP project.

 

DOCTORAL SCHOLARS

 

 Ezequiel Abrahamo

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

Maputo, Mozambique

Ezequiel is spending his scholarship at the Balsillie School of International Affairs researching food security in Maputo with Dr Jonathan Crush and Dr Cameron McCordic. His research placement is at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

 

 Ning Dai

Department of Geography and Environmental Management

University of Waterloo

https://uwaterloo.ca/ecological-agriculture-in-china/about/people/ning-dai

Ning is spending his scholarship at Nanjing University conducting research on informal food vendors and the role of wet markets in Nanjing, China, with Dr Taiyang Zhong. His research placements are with the retailing stores of Planck Organic Farm and Heyuan Wet Market in Nanjing.

 

 Jennifer Kandjii

Balsillie School of International Affairs & University of Namibia

https://www.balsillieschool.ca/people/jennifer-kandjii

Jennifer is spending her scholarship at the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town, where she is conducting research on precarity and food insecurity amongst urban refugees in Cape Town with Dr Gareth Haysom. Her research placement is with the UNHCR Office in Cape Town.

 

 Farhan Rahman

Department of Geography and Environmental Management

University of Waterloo

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/farhan-rahman-b0448331

Farhan is spending his scholarship and research placement at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements in Bangalore, India. He is researching informal food value chains in Bangalore under the supervision of Dr Neha Sami.

 

 Beth Timmers

School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability

University of Waterloo

https://uwaterloo.ca/global-food-politics-group/people-profiles/beth-timmers

Beth is spending her scholarship at the University of West Indies working with Dr Elizabeth Thomas Hope on Kingston’s food system.

 

 

POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARS

 

Dr. Mary Caesar

University of Cape Town

https://www.balsillieschool.ca/mary-s-caesar/

Mary is undertaking her Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Dr Jonathan Crush at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She is working on the governance of Cape Town’s food system and her research placement is with the Toronto Food Policy Council.

 

 Dr. Zhenzhong Si

Nanjing University

https://www.balsillieschool.ca/zhenzhong-si/

Zhenzhong is undertaking his Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Dr Jonathan Crush at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. He is working on the governance of Nanjing’s food system and his research placement is with the Toronto Food Policy Council.

 

 Dr. Helena Shilomboleni

University of Namibia

https://uwaterloo.ca/global-food-politics-group/people-profiles/helena-shilomboleni

Helena completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Dr Jonathan Crush at the Balsillie School of International Affairs where she conducted research on the food system in Oshakati, Namibia.

 

EARLY CAREER/INDEPENDENT SCHOLARS

 

 Dr. Godfrey Tawodzera

University of Cape Town

https://za.linkedin.com/in/dr-godfrey-tawodzera-730313b

Godfrey is an independent scholar attached to the African Centre for Cities at UCT. He is working with Dr Jonathan Crush and Dr Cameron McCordic at the Balsillie School of International Affairs on Cape Town’s informal food vendors. His research placement is with the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

 

FACULTY MENTORS

 

Dr Jonathan Crush

Balsillie School of International Affairs

https://www.balsillieschool.ca/jonathan-crush/

 

Dr Bruce Frayne

University of Waterloo

https://uwaterloo.ca/school-environment-enterprise-development/people-profiles/bruce-frayne

 

Dr Cameron McCordic

Balsillie School of International Affairs

https://www.balsillieschool.ca/cameron-mccordic/

 

Dr Gareth Haysom

University of Cape Town, South Africa

https://www.africancentreforcities.net/people/gareth-haysom/

 

Dr Ines Raimundo

Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

http://hungrycities.net/person/ines-raimundo/

 

Dr Samuel Owuor

University of Nairobi, Kenya

https://profiles.uonbi.ac.ke/samowuor/

 

Dr Elizabeth Thomas Hope

University of West Indies, Kingston

https://www.mona.uwi.edu/geoggeol/Staff/ethope.htm

 

Dr Guénola Capron

Universad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City

http://sociologiaurbana.azc.uam.mx/index.php?option=com_contact&view=contact&id=4&Itemid=230

 

Dr Neha Sami

IIHS

https://iihs.co.in/about/people/neha-sami/

 

Dr Taiyang Zhong

Nanjing University

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Taiyang_Zhong

 

Dr Ndeyapo Nickanor

University of Namibia

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ndeyapo_Nickanor

 

Dr Lawrence Kazembe

University of Namibia

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lawrence_Kazembe

 

Mr. Lovemore Zuze

Livingstonia University

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lovemore-itai-zuze-8027a425

 

 

PROJECT MANAGER

 

Ms Maria Salamone

Balsillie School of International Affairs