Carnegie Mellon University

Food at a supermarket with signs about climate

Alice Julier Lecture and Seminar

Alice Julier, Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of Food Studies, Chatham University

Thursday at 4:30:

Lecture “Reading the Region for Change and Resilience at the Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation (CRAFT)”

Friday at Noon:

Seminar “Critiquing Hegemony, Creating Food, Crafting Justice: Cultivating an Activist Feminist Food Studies.”

Access the corresponding paper here.

Alice Julier

Alice Julier is a sociologist whose research focuses on food, material life, and inequality. She is the founding director of the Food Studies program at Chatham University and has previously served as the Associate Dean of the Falk School. She is the former president of the Association for the Study of Food and Society, a council member for the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society, and has served on boards of multiple non-profits. She researches food systems, family meals, masculinity and food, commercial and homemade food, and labor in food systems. Her most recent book is Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality. She is also the co-editor of the newest edition of Food and Culture: A Reader.