Welcome to Leigh's Site

Welcome to Leigh's Site

Leigh Brownhill is an activist, artist, editor, teacher and writer. Her research focuses on  social movements, decolonizing ecofeminisms and the political ecologies of food and energy commons in local and global contexts. She is a Senior Editor of the journal Capitalism Nature Socialism and a lecturer at Athabasca University, teaching courses in Sociology and Communications Studies.

Leigh published Land, Food, Freedom (Africa World Press) in 2009 and Food Security, Gender and Resilience (Earthscan/Routledge) in February 2016. With Capitalism Nature Socialism's ecofeminist editorial collective, she is preparing a Special Issue of the journal under the title "Power, Peace and Protest: Ecofeminist Action, Vision and Alternatives." The issue will be released on International Women's Day in March 2018.

Please browse the site to access some of Leigh's past articles.

See Nakedness and Power, a nine-page comic.
Full text available via the menu on the left.

Kenyans are due reparations for British war crimes during Mau Mau  Read the March 2009 article here.


Leigh Brownhill