Amy Kwan is a recent graduate of the Doctor of Public Health program at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy. She is also an experienced staff person for several youth and community organizations and has participated in many participatory community health research studies. Amy’s doctoral dissertation From Food to Food Justice: Pathways and Narratives of Young Food Activists In New York City was completed in 2017. In this interview, Nicholas Freudenberg, CUNY Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Director of the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, and Amy’s dissertation faculty sponsor, asks her about the findings from her dissertation project.
To consider the relevance of his new book for food policy in New York City, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute Research Director Nevin Cohen interviewed Robert Gottlieb, a co-author of Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and China, Professor Emeritus of Urban and Environmental Policy and founder and former Director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. He is also the co-author with Anupama Joshi of Food Justice (2010).