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Alastair is a Faculty Co-Director. For his full bio, see here.
Claire is a Faculty Co-Director. For her full bio, see here.
Ann is our Executive Director. For her full bio, see here.
Saru Jayaraman, JD/MPP; Director, Food Labor Research Center, UC Berkeley
For Saru Jayaraman’s bio and Fall 2013 course information, see here.
Olivier De Schutter (Fall 2013)
Olivier De Schutter, Ph.D.; United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
For Olivier De Schutter’s bio and Fall 2013 course information, see here.
A Bay Area native, Rosalie Z. Fanshel has spent 15 years on (and in) the ground of the food movement in the Bay Area, Japan, and most recently, in Sydney, Australia. Highlights include 3 years as operations manager for the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets, and a year as operations manager at Food Connect Sydney. Prior to her time in Australia, Rosalie served as a program assistant for 3 years at UC Berkeley’s Institute of East Asian Studies and as program coordinator at UC San Diego’s Center on Emerging and Pacific Economies. Rosalie obtained her BA from Oberlin College in 2000. She is also an exhibiting artist and freelance illustrator. Her scholarly interests include representations of gender and sexuality within the sustainable agriculture movement.
Nora is a second year graduate student in the Master of Public Health (MPH)/ Master of City and Regional Planning (MCP) dual degree program. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2010 with a BA in Sociology. She is interested in health equity and the relationship between the built environment and health, looking specifically at food systems.
Nora co-facilitates CityFood in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and is a member of GradFood, an interdisciplinary group for students studying food across campus.
Affiliated Faculty & Staff
Browse our full list of affiliated faculty and staff here.
Sarah Bell – Program Manager, 11th Hour Project, Schmidt Family Foundation
Henry Brady – Dean and Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Edwin Dobb – Carnegie Lecturer, Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism, Graduate School of Journalism, UC Berkeley
Annette Doornbos – Assistant Dean for External Relations and Development, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Maria Echaveste – Policy and Program Director, Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, UC Berkeley
Bob Epstein – Co-Founder, E2; Co-Founder and Former EVP, Sybase; Chairman, NRDC Action Fund; Advisory Board, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Christy Getz - Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist, College of Natural Resources
Nora Gilbert – Program Coordinator, Berkeley Food Institute; Dual Masters student, School of Public Health and Department of City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley
J. Keith Gilless – Dean and Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management and Agricultural Resource Economics, UC Berkeley
Alastair Iles – Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley; Faculty Director, Berkeley Food Institute
Claire Kremen – Professor, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley; Faculty Director, Berkeley Food Institute
Barbara Laraia – Associate Professor, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley
Kathryn Moriarty-Baldwin – Assistant Dean, Development and Public Information, College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley
Michael Pollan – John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism, J-School, UC Berkeley; Director of the Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism
Ann Thrupp — Executive Director, Berkeley Food Institute
College of Natural Resources
Goldman School of Public Policy
Graduate School of Journalism
School of Public Health
For more information on our partner units, see here.