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Amy Trauger

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Office:
Geography-Geology Building, Room 138
Research Interests:

food sovereignty, sustainable and alternative agriculture, human-environment interactions, gender and agriculture, indigenous political struggle, South Asia, Caribbean

Education:
  • Ph.D. (2005), Pennsylvania State University Geography and Women’s Studies
  • M.S. (2001), Pennsylvania State University Geography
  • B.A. (1998), University of Minnesota-Duluth Geography and Environmental Studies
Selected Publications:

Trauger, A. and Fluri, J. (2019). Engendering Development: Inequality, Intersectionality and Global Capitalism. Routledge.

Athena Co-Learning Collective. (2018) A femifesto for teaching and learning radical geography. Antipode. https://antipodefoundation.org/2018/11/27/a-femifesto-for-teaching-and-learning-radical-geography/

Desmarais, A. Claeys, P. and Trauger, A. (2017) (Eds) Making Policy for Food Sovereignty: Social Movements, Markets and the State. Earthscan/Routledge.

Trauger, A. (2017) “We Want Land to Live”: Space, territory and the politics of food sovereignty, UGA Press, Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series: Athens, GA. 

Howerton, G. and Trauger, A. (2017)Oh honey, don’t you know?” the social construction of food access in a food desert. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies. Accepted for publication, 14(4):740-760.

Trauger, A. (Ed). (2015). Food Sovereignty in International Context: Discourse, Politics and Practice in Place.  Food, Society and Environment Series. Routledge/Earthscan: London

Trauger, A. (2014). Toward a political geography of food sovereignty. Journal of Peasant Studies 40th Anniversary Issue: Volume 2: Food Sovereignty: Critical Perspectives. 41(6): 1131-1152** *

Trauger, A. (2014) Is Bigger Better? Organic and Fair Trade Banana Production in the Dominican Republic. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 104(5): 1082-1100*

Kurtz, H., Trauger, A. and C. Passidomo.  (2013) The contested terrain of biological citizenship in the seizure of raw milk in Athens, Georgia. Geoforum. 48: 136-144. 

Heynen, N., Kurtz, H. and A. Trauger (2012) Food justice, hunger and the city. Geography Compass. 6 (5): 304–311. ** *

Trauger, A. (2009) Space, networks and agency: networked spatial relations in sustainable agriculture. Area 41(2): 117–128. *

Trauger, A., Sachs, C., Barbercheck, M., Brasier, K., Kiernan, N.E., and J. Findeis (2008). Agricultural education: gender identity and knowledge exchange. Journal of Rural Studies 24 (4):  432–439. *

Articles Featuring Amy Trauger
Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 1:52pm

Dr. Amy Trauger has been named the Canada Research Chair in Food Studies at the University of Guelph which is administered through the Fulbright Canada program. With this position, Dr. Trauger will research the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on food insecure…

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