Dr. Christine Knott
Memorial UniversityDepartment of Geography
Christine Knott completed her Ph.D. Sociology at Memorial University. Her dissertation, Beyond Cheap Wage Labour: An Investigation into Qualitative Labour Shortages and Mobility in the New Brunswick Fishing Industry, investigated labour force change in seafood processing in New Brunswick from local to interprovincial and international migrant workers. She is interested in the relationship between neoliberalism, corporate change, financialization and the social construction of labour markets. Her broad research interests include intersectionality, fisheries and agriculture, and political ecology, mobility and labour.