Dillard University Food Studies Program
Food Studies a program that empowers you to become a leader in the governance, planning, history, design, business, and implementation of food systems within urban and rural environments.
Our Food Studies program takes a holistic and integrative approach to this complex field, providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills to make a meaningful impact. As a student in our program, you will delve into the study of food from multiple perspectives. We believe that a comprehensive understanding of food involves:
- exploring its governance,
- historical context,
- design principles,
- business aspects, and
- implementation strategies.
Our program specifically focuses on the urban environment, recognizing the unique dynamics and complexities of food systems in cities.
Through hands-on experiences, fieldwork, and engaging coursework, you will develop a deep understanding of the factors that shape our food systems. You will explore the relationship between food and urban spaces, examining how food is:
- consumed, and
- integrated into urban life.
At Dillard University, you will be part of a community that values the transformative power of food. We believe in equipping our students with the knowledge and skills needed to become leaders in this field, addressing the pressing challenges and creating innovative solutions.
Get ready to embark on a journey that combines your passion for food with a desire to create positive change. Together, let’s shape the future of resilient cities through the transformative power of food.
For more information, visit the Dillard University School of Humanities.