Welcome to Leigh's Site

Leigh Brownhill is a writer, editor, teacher and researcher focused on ecological social movements, feminism and the political economies of food and energy in both local and global contexts. She is a lecturer at Athabasca University, teaching on-line courses in Sociology and Communications Studies.

She is also the lead editor of the forthcoming book Food Security, Gender and Resilience: Improving smallholder and subsistence farming, being published by Earthscan/Routledge in February 2016.

Please browse the site to access some of my articles and, below, a comic strip featuring women's struggles for democracy and environmental protection in East and West Africa, and globally.

See "Nakedness and Power," an award winning 9-page comic strip by Leigh Brownhill, Terisa E. Turner and Seth Tobocman. See the full text via the menu (Award Winning Comic) on the left.

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

Please look around the website. Contact Leigh if you want more information. Email:  leighbrownhill@gmail.com