Anelyse Weiler

Anelyse Weiler
Assistant Professor

PhD (University of Toronto, 2020)

Office: COR A363


Anelyse Weiler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Victoria. 

Her research explores the convergence of social inequalities and environment crises in the food system, with a focus on struggles for viable agrarian livelihoods, dignified migration, decent work, and resilient farm ecosystems. Dr. Weiler’s interdisciplinary projects have included community-based research on local food and migrant justice movements, the environmental and cultural politics of meat production, the revival of North American craft cider, food sovereignty and health equity, and comparative analyses of global farm labour-migration programs. 

Dr. Weiler serves as a Review Editor for Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems and is an editorial board member for International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. Alongside her scholarly commitments, Dr. Weiler actively contributes to several organizations advocating for food security, employment standards, and migrant rights. 

Dr. Weiler is available to supervise graduate students in areas including labour movements, food justice, agroecology, migration, animal welfare, and environmental sociology.



  • Food and agriculture
  • Migrant workers
  • Food security
  • Food and farm workers
  • Qualitative methods
  • Political ecology