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Speaker: Susan Andreatta

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Susan L. Andreatta, Ph.D. is a Professor of Cultural Anthropology at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA. Among the courses she teaches are: Environmental Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, and Food and AgriCulture. Her My research and teaching interests coincide with an emphasis on social and environmental justice, food production, health, nutrition and food security. She leads the sustainable campus garden initiative where she supervises 50 raised beds for faculty, students and staff use. Since 2001 she has been the director for Project Green Leaf, a project that was established to assist farmers and the public in sustaining a local agriculture and food system. Over the past 25 years she has engaged in variety of research projects that have enabled her to work among small-scale farmers and fishermen in the Caribbean (Jamaica, Barbados, Antigua, and St. Vincent), the southeastern region of the United States, China, Uganda, and Peru.