Fifth International Conference on Food Studies
'A Cross Roads in Food Studies: Alternative vs. Traditional Food Systems and Movements'
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
18-19 September 2015

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

95+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Fifth International Conference on Food Studies.

17

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Fifth International Conference on Food Studies featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Susan F. Clark

Susan F. Clark

Associate Professor and Director, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, USA

Jennie Hodge

Jennie Hodge

Director, Micah’s Backpack, Virginia, USA

Graduate Scholars

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2015 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Chinelo Arinze

Chinelo Arinze

Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA

Grace Avila

Grace Avila

Fordham University, Claremont, USA

Erin Cassar

Erin Cassar

Temple University, Wyndmoor, USA

Megan McGuffey

Megan McGuffey

University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA

Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Mohammad Moniruzzaman

Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada

Sara Santa Cruz

Sara Santa Cruz

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA

Ezinne Igwe

Ezinne Igwe

Dylan Daniel

Dylan Daniel

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA

Alec Clott

Alec Clott

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA