Caplan Post-Doctoral Fellow Department of Political Science Johns Hopkins University
9/04/2019: As a guest on Radio Times on WHYY, NPR’s Philadelphia member station, I was able to share insights from some of my research on the political economy of both conventional and “alternative” meat production.
3/7/2019: Writing for The Guardian, I argue that the Green New Deal or any other low-carbon economic development scheme needs to invest in meat alternatives and technology like cellular agriculture.
8/10/2019: Excited to have been featured as an analyst on the “Future of Food” episode of CNN’s Vital Signs with Sanjay Gupta.
9/13/2018: The Washington Post featured my analysis of the politics surrounding a new Missouri law restricting the definition of “meat.”
5/3/2018: My ethnographic account of a visit to a glass-walled factory farm is out now in Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies.
11/14/2018: The Fall 2018 issue of the Journal for the Anthropology of North America features a photo from my fieldwork on the cover and my short photo essay about group housing for industrially-raised pigs inside.
8/11/2019: In an essay in Jacobin, I argue that public investment in cellular agriculture technology could form an important pillar of a transition to low-carbon agriculture.
8/7/2019: I’m honored to have been invited by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to present on the political science and political economy of meat alternatives.
5/24/2019: My article about how finance capital shapes the value of industrially-produced animal life and death is online now at the Journal of Cultural Economy.
12/11/2018: I was interviewed for the Wall Street Journal’s Moving Upstream series about the potential of cellular agriculture to mitigate conventional agriculture’s ecological impact.
3/18/2019: My research (and that of my colleagues at the Berman Institute of Bioethics) is featured in the cover story of the Spring issue of Johns Hopkins Magazine.
10/28/2018: Honored to be invited to speak alongside the inspiring sociologist Vanesa Ribas at UCSD’s Studio for Tactical Ethnography.