Beth Howieson (PhD Candidate)
Biography: BA (Hons) International Politics from the University of Stirling. MA International Political Economy (Research) from University of Manchester. Also conducted voluntary research for Leeds-based non-governmental organisation Homeworkers Worldwide for a briefing paper on the likely impacts of the EU-India Free Trade Agreement on Indian home-based workers.
Cluster Research Orientations: Studies of Critical Methods and the Politics of Knowledge
Specific research interests: Feminist theories of IR/IPE, Historical materialist theories, Gender and class politics, Rural social movements, Food security/sovereignty, Global Agri-food system, Agri-biotechnology, Global political economy, Neo-liberalism, Capitalist development, Brazil