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Marion Werner

Professor of Geography
University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences


Global trade; agriculture, food, labor rights and trade; agri-business; development in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Marion Werner is an expert on international trade, with a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean. Her research is located at the nexus of critical development studies, feminist theory, and political economy.

Among other topics, Werner has studied the effect of free trade agreements on food production and diet in Latin America and Caribbean nations. She is interested in how trade policy can be improved to support goals such as reducing food insecurity, supporting small and medium farms, improving labor rights, and protecting the environment in developing countries.


Werner can respond to interview requests in English and Spanish.


Marion Werner, PhD
Professor of Geography, University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences
Co-Director of the Center for Trade, Environment and Development, University at Buffalo