Jeanne  Firth

Jeanne Firth

PhD candidate in Human Geography & Urban Studies

Department of Geography and Environment

About me

Jeanne holds an MSc from the LSE in Gender, Development and Globalization (Best Degree Performance Award). She served on the founding team of the Grow Dat Youth Farm in New Orleans, Louisiana and as the organization's first Assistant Director. She was the Co-Chair of the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee and an adjunct Professor with the Payson School for International Development at Tulane University.

Research interests

Food, agriculture, hunger, gender, race, poverty, wealth, development, sustainable development, celebrity humanitarianism, corporate philanthropy

Academic Supervisors

Sylvia Chant
Austin Zeiderman