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Veronica Limeberry Adjunct Instructor School of International Service

Veronica Limeberry, a doctoral candidate at American University School of International Service, holds an MA in Gender and Diversity Studies and an MPA in Economic Planning and Development. She is the founder of an Appalachian non-profit that provides education and outreach to promote food justice and regional seed biodiversity conservation. She has advocated at the UN for rural women's roles in hunger eradication and completed a Fulbright Research Fellowship in India, working with women and Indigenous farmers across the country. She is a current Ford Dissertation Fellow for 2020-2021. Her research interests are understanding the intersections of Indigenous territorial rights, food and agricultural sovereignty, state and tribal sovereignty, and agrarian policy in the Americas. She also works on issues of environmental peacebuilding, especially related to transitions from illicit crop production and agrobiodiversity for conflict resolution.
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