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Dr Christine Barnes

Christine BarnesTeaching Fellow

Department of Geography
King’s College London, King’s Building, Strand, London WC2R 2LS


Tel: +44 020 7848 1306







Christine joined King’s as a teaching fellow in 2015. Her research interests are broadly in cultural geography, food politics and geographies of consumption, focusing on how ideas around good food are taken up by the public through the media and inform the way we consume and relate to food. 

She graduated from King’s College London with a first class honours BSc in Geography in 2009. She then completed an MSc in Environment, Politics and Globalisation in 2010 where her research focused on food politics and healthy eating campaigning in the UK. 

Christine's completed her PhD at King’s in 2015. Her thesis considered the mediated forms of power celebrity and the media may have to operate as tools of governance within spaces of food and charitable care.

Research Interests: 

  • Food politics
  • Geographies of consumption 
  • Media and celebrity
  • Geographies of power


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