Assistant Professor, Food Studies
Ph.D., Geography, Syracuse University
Alternative Food Networks; Urban Agriculture; Political Economy of Agro-Food; Urban Political Ecology
Evan Weissman is an
assistant professor of food studies in the Department of Public Health, Food
Studies, and Nutrition in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at
Syracuse University. His research examines grassroots efforts to address food
disparities in urban America. Dr. Weissman teaches introductory and
upper-division courses in food studies and employ hands-on approaches through
Dr. Weissman is a founding member and currently serves
on the board of Syracuse Grows, a grassroots network that cultivates food
justice through advocacy, education, and resources in support of urban food
production (see: www.syracusegrows.org).
Dr. Weissman’s professional affiliations include the Agriculture, Food and
Human Values Society, the Association for the Study of Food and Society, and
the Association of American Geographers.