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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Food is central to our daily lives, yet few of us consider the political implications of what we eat. How does our personal connection to, and daily consumption of, food shape how we think about these issues? What does food and agriculture tell us about the political process and the power of special interests? In what respects does the food system illustrate broader features of contemporary capitalism? Can food reveal anything about the quality of our democracy? Tune into this livestream with Professor Sheingate to explore these questions and reveal the politics of food.
Find out more about Professor Sheingate's recent work here.
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This event is part of the On the Road with JHU Series. Join the virtual adventure around the country with JHU to explore history and activities that are unique to each featured region. Check out the event calendar to find other events in the series, hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and see the adventure map and timeline below:
February - The Capitol Region
March - The Midwest
April - The South
May - The Southwest
June - The Pacific Northwest
July - New England
This livestream has been stamped by Common Question. Find out more here.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Adam Sheingate, PhD is a professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University where he teaches courses on American politics and institutions, including a popular seminar on the politics of food. His most recent book is Building a Business of Politics: The Rise of Political Consulting and the Transformation of American Democracy. He is also the author of the Rise of the Agricultural Welfare State: Institutions and Interest Group Power in the United States, France, and Japan as well as journal articles and book chapters on American political development, historical institutionalism, and comparative public policy. Sheingate joined the Johns Hopkins University faculty in 2000 and served as Department Chair from 2015-2020.