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About the Research Team

About The Research Team

Photo of the research team. Appearing from left to right: Bethany Lipka (Project Coordinator), Professor Brady Deaton (Primary Investigator), Professor Christopher Alcantara (Co-Applicant) and Professor Sheri Longboat (Co-Applicant).

We are an inter-disciplinary team of researchers based at the University of Guelph and Western University in Ontario, Canada. Bios of individual members of the research team can be accessed by clicking on the photos and names provided below. 

Research Team Bios


Professor Brady Deaton (Primary Investigator)
Professor Sheri Longboat (Co-Investigator)
Professor Christopher Alcantara (Co-Applicant), Western University, Department of Political Science. Click to access bio.

Project Co-ordinator

Bethany Lipka (Project Coordinator), University of Guelph, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. Click to access bio.

Graduate Research Assistants

Gabriela Gabrel (Graduate Research Assistant)
Cynthia Huo (Undergraduate Research Assistant)
Elsie Richmond (Graduate Research Assistant)
Natalya Garrod (Graduate Research Assistant)
Ela Mastej (Graduate Research Assistant)
Edwige Tia (Graduate Research Assistant)
Jessica Wakefield (Graduate Research Assistant)
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