I have participated in the emerging Food Systems Transdisciplinary Research Initiative since its inception at UVM. ┬áIn particular I am interested in the relationship that migrants — including refugees, labor migrants, and other kinds of immigrants – have with food and the ways in which such relationships help to sustain, reinforce, transform, and challenge notions of home, belonging and identity.

There are two particular projects I have focused on through this research:


This link provides some resources on both contemporary and historical examples of ethnic eating practices primarily in the US but with some other global examples as well