Evan Weissman

Assistant Professor, Geography and the Environment

Evan Weissman

Contact Information

543 White Hall
(315) 443-4295


Ph.D., Geography, Syracuse University


Alternative Food Networks; Urban Agriculture; Political Economy of Agro-Food; Urban Political Ecology

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The Department of Geography and the Environment is deeply saddened by the passing of former graduate student and affiliated faculty member Associate Professor Evan Weissman '12 PhD. The Maxwell, Falk, and Syracuse communities mourn his absence. Join Syracuse University in remembering the life of professor Evan Weissman.


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 community engagement.

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.