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Dr. Glauber is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington. Previously, he spent over 30 years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and he was also the chief agricultural negotiator in the Doha talks.

Antonio Onorati, President of Crocevia, an Italian non-governmental organization, and member of the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC), came to the class of the Master in Food Studies to talk about food sovereignty and the rights of farmers.

Following his lecture at AUR on the International Planning Committee on Food Sovereignty, Antonio Onorati invited the MA Food Studies students to visit his farm in the city of Rome. He told the interesting story about how his family obtained 8 hectares and a small house in 1958, as a result of th

This course will lay out a framework for the interplay of food, health and sanitation, and child care as underlying determinant of nutrition. Using this framework the course will illustrate levers for change and the evidence on what works to improve nutrition, from both the standpoint of economic returns as well as human rights.

This course runs from January 8-19, 2018. Monday-Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm.
This course is part of the M.A. in Food Studies and is also open to anyone who would like to audit the class for a fee of 900 Euros.

Dr. Shuji Hisano, Professor of International Political Economy of Agriculture from the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, visited the AUR Graduate School on September 17, 2017 to talk about the politics of biotechnology. He discussed how to understand and critically analyze agricultural biotechnologies from a political economy perspective.

The American University of Rome offers its congratulations to Professor Valentina Peveri, Adjunct Faculty in the Master of Food Studies, for winning, in a worldwide  competition,  one of the eight prestigious fellowships granted each year  by the  Wenner G

MA Food Studies candidate Collier Lumpkin took part as a presenter on the panel discussion “Feminist Foodways” at the Southern Foodways Alliance conference held at the University of Mississippi September 11-12, 2017.

The Center for Food Studies is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Goldstein, certified dietician nutritionist with an MSc in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, author of numerous articles on Nutrition and Wellness and lecturer on current developments in nutrition and their applications in pra

AUR Alumna Kate Fantozzi (M.A. Food Studies 2017) is currently working in the office of U.S.

The Food Studies Master’s Program welcomed two officials from Bioversity International, Senior Scientist, Danny Hunter, and Director of Strategic Partnerships and External Engagement, Richard China, on Monday September 5th.