Brittany Curry-Sharples

Name: Brittany Curry-Sharples

Position: Current MA Student (Sustainability Studies, Trent University)

Research Project: Exploring the underlying mechanisms of food (in)security among Inuit in Nunavik, Quebec

Academic background: Honours Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies from McGill University with a concentration in development economics. Her undergraduate research focused on exploring perceptions of agrochemical exposure among residents and banana plantation workers in Changuinola, Panama.

Contact information: bcurrysharples [at] trentu.ca

About the researcher: Before starting her MA, Brittany worked in Nunavik in a variety of positions in elementary and secondary education, including as a behavioural teaching assistant, a literacy camp counsellor and a research training program coordinator. When she isn’t reading statistics textbooks for fun, she’s usually planning her next trip, taking pictures of food or checking out local breweries with friends.