The Food Studies Research Network is grateful for the foundational contributions, ongoing support, and continued service of the following world-class scholars and practitioners

The Food Studies Research Network Advisory Board

  • Michael Blakeney, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • Andrea Brace, Towson University, Towson, USA
  • Claire Drummond, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  • Janet A. Flammang, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, USA
  • Kristen Harrison, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • A. Bryce Hoflund, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, USA
  • Sonia Masssari, Director, Gustolab International Institute for Food Studies, Academic Director, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Carlo Alberto Pratesi, Department of Business Studies, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Roma, Italy
  • Lorenzo Scarpone, Founder, Slow Food San Francisco and Villa Italia Wines, San Francisco, USA
  • Debra Stern, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, USA
  • Courtney Thomas, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA
  • Bill Winders, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
  • Samuel Wortman, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Carlos Yescas, Founder, Lactography & República Gastronómica; Program Director, Oldways Cheese Coalition, Instituto Mexicano del Queso, Mexico

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The Food Studies Research Network recognizes the contribution of many in the evolution of the Research Network. The principal role of the Advisory Board has been, and is, to drive the overall intellectual direction of the Research Network. The Research Network also seeks to work in the service of our Advisory Board. Board members are invited to attend the annual conference and are encouraged to contribute articles, participate in the peer-review process of Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, and submit manuscripts to the Food Studies Book Imprint.

Interested in joining the advisory board? Learn how to apply.