Dr Merisa Thompson

Dr Merisa Thompson

Global food justice The University of Sheffield

Merisa Thompson is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate and N8 Research Fellow working on the Justice and the Global Food System project at the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield. Her work focuses on mapping tensions between ethical and political goods within food supply chains, involving analytical theory, political economy, ethical audits, value mapping, governance, and direct stakeholder engagement in the UK. Previous research has focused on gendered relations in food systems, the political economy of food, dairy and fish in the Caribbean, and science education.

Key Research Themes: food justice, ethics, politics, political economy; social and political dimensions; global commodity chains; gendered relations in food systems: nutritional health, animal welfare, producer livelihoods, environmental sustainability.

Contact Information

Phone: 01142227120

Email: merisa.thompson@sheffield.ac.uk