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Dr Clare Herrick

Dr Clare Herrick

Clare HerrickReader

Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 1735 

Department of Geography
King's College London 
K7.39 King's Building 
Strand Campus 


Blog: Alcohol, Development and Poverty in South Africa 

Research Interests

  • health and wellbeing
  • consumption
  • lifestyle
  • political economy of behavioural risk
  • urban political ecology
  • critical global health
  • urban health


Clare Herrick earned a first class BA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Cambridge in 2002. She then completed her MA in Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2004 where her research focused on agricultural biotechnology, food politics and the construction of consumption risks.

In 2007, she completed her PhD at University College London comparing the rationale and means of governing obesity as both a biomedical and discursive epidemic in London and Austin, Texas. In September 2007, Clare took up the position of lecturer in Human Geography in the Cities Group at King's. In 2012, Clare was appointed Senior Lecturer in Human Geography. 

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