University of Vermont

Food Systems Initiative

Food Systems Faculty Candidates On Campus May 4-21

Teaching & Research Seminars Open to the UVM Community

From: Douglas Lantagne and Linda Berlin, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee
To: UVM Community
Re: Associate/Assistant Professor in Food Systems Candidate Finalists
Date: April 29, 2014

On behalf of the Search Committee for a new Food Systems faculty member, we are very pleased to announce the four finalists for the position of tenure-track Food Systems Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Vermont. We have an outstanding group of final candidates, each of whom is a highly accomplished researcher and instructor.

Mark Budolfson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Ethics in Society, Stanford University
Sunday, May 4 - Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Keiko Tanaka, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology, Director of Asia Center, Director of Graduate Studies in Sociology, University of Kentucky
Tuesday, May 6 - Thursday, May 8, 2014

Molly Anderson, Ph.D.
Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems, College of the Atlantic
Wednesday May 14 - Friday, May 16, 2014

Christian Peters, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Monday, May 19 - Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Each candidate will meet with the Search Committee, the UVM Food Systems Steering Committee, members of the UVM Food Systems faculty, and the Dean, Chair, faculty and students related to their prospective home department.

In addition, each candidate will present both a teaching seminar and a research seminar, to which all members of the UVM community are invited. All seminars will be recorded and made available within 24 hours to members of the UVM community (netid required) at this link: https://www.uvm.edu/foodsystems/facultysearch/?Page=fscandidates2014.html. Members of the UVM community who attend or view the seminars online will have the opportunity to provide feedback to the search committee via an online survey, also available at the link above.

We look forward to these campus visits with our four finalists. We hope that all who are interested in UVMs leadership and scholarship in food systems are able to take part.