Thursday, September 7, 2017

Recent activities, winter and spring 2017

During the winter of 2017 I will take only my second (half-)sabbatical in 30 years of teaching. During my sabbatical I plan to work on my next book, Feast or Famine? Can Small Farmers Feed the World? I will do some of that work at China Agricultural University in Beijing, and some of it at the Free University in Berlin. I will also undertake a program review of the International Development Program at the University of Waterloo, and will act as external examiner for doctoral dissertations at the universities of Toronto and New South Wales. If all goes according to plan, I will do some work for UN Women in Ethiopia and Rwanda on the costs of gender inequality in farming in both countries. Of course, work as Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Development Studies is ongoing, as is work as Associate Editor of Feminist Economics. If I am very fortunate, I might even be able to squeeze in some writing time in Tuscany.