The 6th annual “Fast Food for Thought” will once again bring together 10 interdisciplinary faculty members from across campus to give a series of fast-paced talks (5 minutes each) related to food and/or agriculture. A delicious reception to follow. Speaker information with links to video recordings are found below.
- Brendan O Neil, School for Environment and Sustainability |What do Soil Microbes have to do with Sustainable Food?
- Kate Bauer, School of Public Health | Childhood Obesity: The Blame Game
- Marty Heller, School for Environment and Sustainability | Beyond the Headlines: Addressing the Carbon Footprint of Our Diets
- Cindy Leung, School of Public Health | Warning: Soda is the New Tobacco
- Shelie Miller, School for Environment and Sustainability | Can Meal Kit Services Actually be Green?
- Tim Lorek, Latin American and Carribean Studies | Looking for Utopia: Agriculture for Peace in Colombia
- Miranda Brown, Asian Languages and Cultures | Are Asians Lactose Intolerant? Traditional Chinese Medicine Says Otherwise.
- Katerina Stylianou, School of Public Health | Should we all Become Vegan?
- John Vandermeer, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | The Hurricanes of Puerto Rico
With introductions from Catherine Badgley (LSA), Lilly Fink Shapiro (SEAS), Laurie Lachance (SPH), Jessica Kenyatta Walker (American Culture), Ivette Perfecto (SEAS), Kris Harrison (Communication Studies), Lesli Hoey (Urban Planning), Andrew Jones (SPH), and Meha Jain (SEAS)