Kristin Reynolds is Lecturer at The New School in New York City, and at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She is an Associate Researcher at ESPOL.
Kristin is a human geographer and a critical food geographer (a subfield attending to sociopolitical structures in the food system and the role that researchers play in the systems that they study). Her research examines global social justice dynamics of agriculture and agrifood policy, with particular focus on urban agriculture and small-scale/peasant farming. Much of her work uses participatory or action research approaches. She teaches courses on the food system, social- and environmental justice, and community-oriented research.
She holds a Ph.D. in Geography and M.S. in International Agricultural Development from the University of California, Davis. She has been a visiting faculty at Université Paris and the University of Southern Maine; and a visiting researcher at Centre National de Recherche Scientifique. She serves on the Boards of Directors of Soul Fire Farm Institute in New York State and the Levitt Foundation in New York City.
Languages spoken: English, French