Editor

Courtney Thomas

Courtney Thomas

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA

Courtney I. P. Thomas is Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech, where she also serves as an academic advisor and internship coordinator. She received a BA in Political Science in 2002, an MA in Political Science in 2006, and a PhD in Planning, Governance, and Globalization from Virginia Tech in 2010. She also holds a graduate certificate in Preparing the Future Professoriate and has participated as a presenter at the American Political Science Association’s Teaching & Learning Conferences. Her research and teaching emphasize: political economy, food safety and security, political psychology, international politics, political anthropology, genocide studies, and public policy

Reviewers

Articles published in Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal are peer reviewed by scholars who are active members of the Food Studies Research Network. Reviewers may be past or present conference delegates, fellow submitters to the journal, or scholars who have volunteered to referee articles and have been screened by Common Ground Research Networks’ editorial team. This engagement with the Research Network, as well as Common Ground Research Networks’ criterion-based evaluation system, distinguishes our peer review process from those of journals that have a more top-down, editor-centric approach to refereeing.

Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal reviewers are assigned to articles based on their academic interests and scholarly expertise. In recognition of the valuable feedback and publication recommendations that they provide, reviewers are acknowledged in the volume that includes the article(s) they reviewed. The Reviewers listed below have contributed significantly to the overall editorial quality and content of the journal. In order to protect anonymity, Reviewers will be credited by volume rather than issue. This credit will appear in the fourth issue of each journal's volume.

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When publishing with us, you don’t just get the opportunity to write, you also provide feedback on other articles submitted to Food Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal.

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