Lecturer, Department of International Affairs
Leah Carmichael is a lecturer in the Department of International Affairs at the University of Georgia. She received her Ph.D. in International Affairs from the University of Georgia and her B.A. from Guilford College. Dr. Carmichael’s research agenda focuses on food insecurity. Topics within this agenda include: improving upon existing measurements of food insecurity, examining what motivates leaders to address food insecurity issues within their states, studying which domestic and international policies effectively address food insecurity issues, understanding the origin and salience of the “right to food” noted in international law, and examining when and how food may serve as a weapon of war.