Ph.D. Student Profile

Emma  Willoughby, BA, MSc

Emma Willoughby, BA, MSc

  • PhD Candidate (2024)
  • Cognate: Political Science


  • BA in Sociology and Liberal Studies (Anthropology and Psychology), University of Mississippi (2014)
  • MSc in International Health Policy, London School of Economics & Political Science (2015)

Research Interests & Projects

  • Food policy 
  • Political economy and trade
  • Health and development in the Global South
  • Southeast Asia

I’m interested in the political analysis of state regulation of food markets and retailers, and how this affects food access. I have particular regional interests in the diverse food environments of the US South and Vietnam.

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