I am an anti-racist, decolonial, feminist scholar, using climate change, food, and agricultural production, as a lens to examine human-environment interactions and geopolitical conditions of development. I currently conduct research and teach at the University of Delaware in the Department of Geography & Spatial Sciences (link). I am affiliate faculty in Latin American & Iberian Studies. I also co-facilitate the Embodiment Lab. From 2021 – 2022 I was a fellow of the University of Delaware Anti-Racism Initiative. In 2023, I was named a fellow of the American Association of Geographers, a lifetime appointment and honor.

Naylor (2023) Curriculum Vitae (Updated 10.2023)

As a feminist political geographer, I am primarily interested in investigating the multi-sited ‘geo’ of geopolitics and examining how it is written unevenly across space, place, and bodies. I draw from frameworks in critical and feminist geopolitics, political ecology, decolonial philosophy, and diverse economies to ground action-oriented research related to how we produce knowledge as we ‘write the earth.’

My regional focus is the Americas, I conduct research in Mexico, the U.S. Mid-Atlantic and have previously worked in the Caribbean, Spain and the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

Audio & Video about my work:

Lindsay Naylor: Who does “fair trade” really serve and benefit? (ep419)

Green Dreamer Podcast. Features research with fair trade coffee farmers and a conversation about food and green spaces.

Mothers and Milk

Eat This Podcast. Features research on human milk.

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Fair Trade Rebels
New Books Network Podcast with Renata Blumberg, Montclaire State University

Craft Beverage Production in Delaware
First State Insights Podcast with Troy Mix, University of Delaware, Institute for Public Administration

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Conversation with a Geographer: Dr. Lindsay Naylor Visiting Geographical Scientist Program – Grand Rapids Community College

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“Pushing good coffee: Beyond merely fair in search of ethical trade.” Eat This Podcast. Features Dr. Naylor’s research on fair trade coffee in Chiapas, Mexico.

Geography Matters! Listen to Drs. Lindsay Naylor and Paul Jackson discuss “Where & Why: Human Geography” on WVUD’s Campus Voices.

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