Milja Fenger

Milja Fenger is a Research and Communications Officer at the Food and Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the University of Oxford. Dutch by origin, she completed her undergraduate degree in Human Sciences at the University of Oxford in 2013, focusing on combining social and biological sciences to better understand environmental conservation challenges. After an Erasmus year at Copenhagen University she then returned to the UK to research NGO influence on the palm oil industry in Central Africa for her MPhil degree in Conservation at the University of Cambridge. She has conducted fieldwork in India, Malaysia and Cameroon and likes to use interdisciplinary approaches to examine issues around food, environment and human wellbeing. In addition, Milja writes and directs plays and films and is interested in how narratives can help in communicating academic or philosophical ideas in accurate but accessible ways.