Melanie DuPuis


E. Melanie DuPuis is an environmental sociologist who studies politics, governance and social movements around food, environment and sustainability.  She is the author Nature’s Perfect Food, co-author, with David and Michael Goodman, of Alternative Food Networks and the editor of Smoke and Mirrors: The Politics and Culture of Air Pollution.  Her newest book, Dangerous Digestion, looks at the history of American dietary advice as a mirror of the political ideas – and tensions – in American society. She is also the co-editor, with Matthew Garcia and Don Mitchell, of the collection, Food Across Borders.  She is Professor and Chair of Environmental Studies and Science at Pace University.

Conference Details



Dartmouth College

APRIL 26-27, 2019

Hanover Inn and Moore Hall in Hanover, New Hampshire.

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