Emily's research interests broadly include global food security, technology adoption, political ecology, and sustainability. Her current Ph.D. research is focused on the social consequences of digital agricultural technologies and the global governance of agri-food data.
Emily graduated from McGill University with an Honours degree in Environmental Science and International Development in 2013. Her Master's thesis at the University of Guelph researched the adoption of precision agricultural technologies in the crop and dairy sectors in Ontario, Canada. Additionally, she contributes to the scholarship of teaching and learning, and enjoys developing experiential learning opportunities in higher education.