Alice Julier is the Director of the Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation (CRAFT) and the Director and Associate Professor of Food Studies at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she launched the Master of Arts in Food Studies in 2010. She brings a breadth and depth of knowledge about food systems and culture ranging from sustainable agriculture to race and ethnicity to the obesity crisis. Alice holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and has been teaching and writing about inequality, culture, food, and everyday life for twenty years. She is the author of Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality and is the new co-editor of the fourth edition of Food and Culture: A Reader. Her prior research includes feminist women's health organizations; gender, race, and leadership in the US Civil Rights Movement; and critical social theory.
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