L4E PHD FELLOW - ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS - UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
Megan is a PhD student in Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont and a graduate fellow at the Gund Institute for Environment. She is interested in ecological economics, political ecology and modelling socio-ecological systems. Particularly, she will be researching the nature of commodity frontiers and conflicts arising in relation to resource development. Prior to starting her doctorate, she worked in pro-poor value chain development on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua and received her MSc. in Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics from the University of Guelph where she studied the effects of food aid in recipient countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Megan is always keen to chat about ontological plurality, alternative economic models and degrowth.