She is also an associate editor for the journal Food Security.
Her research areas include: food policy; food security; global governance; environmental policy; and participation.
Jessica is deeply interested in understanding the different ways people participate in policy-making processes, and the implications of this participation.
More specifically, she researches the science-policy-participation interface and analyses the relationships between global policy organizations, systems of food provisioning, the environment, and the actors engage in and across these spaces.
Previously, Jessica worked in the Department of Food Systems, Culture and Society at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain). She has also worked as Global Coordinator for Alliance Building for the Indian NGO MARAG and is currently an advisor and researcher with Traditional Cultures Project .
Jessica’s latest book is Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security (Routledge 2015). For a list of her publications, click here.
When not working, she is likely to be reading, practicing yoga, riding her bike or climbing rocks.