Falk School of Sustainability
Faculty and Staff
Alice Julier Ph.D.
Program Director and Associate Professor, Food Studies
Hometown : Amherst, MA
Joined Chatham : 2010
Academic Areas of Interest
Sociology: Social Inequality; Sex, Gender, and the Body; Culture and Consumption; Race, Class, and Gender; Qualitative Methods; Food and Agriculture, Public Policy and Discourse;Popular Culture and Media;
Alice Julier is a sociologist who has been teaching and writing about inequality, food, and everyday life for two decades. Prior research include the feminist women's health organizations, gender, race, and leadership in the US Civil Rights Movement, and critical social theory. These interests center on how people navigate practice and politics, activism and everyday life.
- Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
- M.A. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
- B.A. in Sociology, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)
- Eating Together: Food, Friendship, and Inequality
- Mapping Men onto the Menu: Food and Masculinities. Food and Foodways: Explorations in the History of Human Nourishment. Double Issue on Men and Masculinities co-edited with Laura Lindenfeld. Vol 13, No. 1 and 2. Routledge. March 2005.
- Julia at Smith. Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. Commemorative Issue on Julia Child. Vol. 5, No. 3. Summer 2005.
- Hiding Race, Class, and Gender in Discourses of Commercial Food From Betty Crocker to Feminist Food Studies: Critical Perspectives on Women and Food. Edited by Arlene Voski Avakian and Barbara Haber. University of Massachusetts Press. December 2005.
- The Political Economy of Obesity: The Fat Pay All. In Food and Culture: A Reader (second edition), edited by Carole Counihan and Penny Van Estrik. Routledge 2008
- Buhl Professorship, 2013
- Excellence in Classroom Practice Citation, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Nashville, TN
- Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts
- Association for the Study of Food and Society
- Sociologists for Women in Society
- American Sociological Association
- Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
- National Women's Studies Association