FOOD CLASSES 2012-2013

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A list of courses relevant to food, agriculture, nutrition, and sustainability from the 2012-2013 Harvard Course Catalog.

 

Summer

Feast and Famine: The Microbiology of Food (BIOS S-154 (32865)) 

Harvard Summer School    Summer 2013    

Benjamin E. Wolfe PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Center for Systems Biology, Harvard University 

 

Food Writing (JOUR S-170 (32977)) 

Harvard Summer School    Summer 2013    

Brett Anderson BS, Nieman Fellow, Harvard University 

 

Gender, Food and Culture in American History (SWGS S-1155 (32992)) 

Harvard Summer School    Summer 2013    

Marilyn Morgan PhD, Manuscript Cataloger, Schlesinger Library, Harvard University

 

Fall

 

FAS

Anthropology 1040 - Origins of the Food We Eat (1837) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Richard H. Meadow and Jennifer Lynn Carballo 

 

Anthropology 1882 - The Woman and the Body (15985) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Susan Greenhalgh 

 

Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning 22 - Nutrition and Health: Myths, Paradigms, and Science (73179) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Karin Michels (Harvard Medical School; Harvard School of Public Health) 

 

Expository Writing 20.217 - Food (24695) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Donna L. Mumme 

 

French 127 - Talking About Food (63702) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Janet Beizer 

 

French C - Intermediate French: The Culture of Food and Friendship in Francophone Countries (58289) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Carole Bergin and members of the Department 

 

Freshman Seminar 23j - Corn (94282) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Noreen Tuross 

 

Freshman Seminar 25k - You Are What You Eat (3913) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Karin B. Michels 

 

Freshman Seminar 32m - Food for Thought: Culinary Culture in Spain and Latin America (37898) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Johanna Damgaard Liander 

 

Freshman Seminar 24n - Child Health in America (6367) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Judith Palfrey (Medical School) and John G. Palfrey 

 

History of Science 142 - History and Politics of the American Obesity Epidemic (27547) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Chin Jou 

 

Human Evolutionary Biology 1411 - Evolution and Adaptation of the Human Diet (89118) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Noreen Tuross and Richard W. Wrangham 

 

Human Evolutionary Biology 3350 - Laboratory Methods in Primate and Human Nutrition (62293) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Richard W. Wrangham 

 

OEB 59 - Plants and Human Affairs (5281) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

Donald H. Pfister and Charles C. Davis 

 

Science of the Physical Universe 27 - Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science (73191) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Fall 2013-2014    

David Weitz (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences), Michael P. Brenner (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) and Pia Sorensen (Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) 

 

KENNEDY SCHOOL

Global Food Politics and Policy (IGA-422) 

Harvard Kennedy School    Fall 2013    

Robert Paarlberg 

 

LAW SCHOOL

Food Law and Policy (2359) 

Harvard Law School    Fall 2013    

Robert Greenwald and Emily Michele Broad Leib

 

Food Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (8038) 

Harvard Law School    Fall 2013    

Robert Greenwald and Emily Michele Broad Leib  

 

SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Alimentary Design (STU 0130400 – Section 00) 

Harvard Graduate School of Design    Fall 2013    

Shohei Shigematsu, Christine Cheng 

 

Paper or Plastic: Reinventing Shelf-life in the Supermarket Landscape (VIS 0241500 – Section 00) 

Harvard Graduate School of Design    Fall 2013    

Teman Evans, Teran Evans 

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Food Science & Technology (NUT209-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Fall 2013    

Clifford W. Lo 

 

Seminar in Nut & Food Policy (NUT226-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Fall 2013    

Clifford W. Lo 

 

Principles of Nutrition (NUT201-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Fall 2 2013    

Clifford W. Lo 

 

Nutrition Seminars Part I (NUT203-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Fall 2013    

Walter C. Willett 

 

 

EXTENISON SCHOOL

 

Case Studies in Urbanization: Public Health, Water, Sanitation, and Food Security (ENVR E-167 (23994)) 

Harvard Extension School    Spring 2014    

Enrique Cifuentes PhD, Research Scientist in Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health 

 

From Farm to Fork: Why What You Eat Matters (ENVR E-129 (13744)) 

Harvard Extension School    Fall 2013    

Gary Adamkiewicz PhD, Senior Research Scientist in Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk, Harvard School of Public Health - P. K. Newby ScD, Nutrition Scientist and Food Writer 

 

Nutrition and Health: Myths, Paradigms, and Science (NUTR E-110 (14219)) 

Harvard Extension School    Fall 2013    

Karin B. Michels PhD, ScD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health 

 

The Culture of Food and Friendship in the Francophone World (FREN E-42 (14232)) 

Harvard Extension School    Fall 2013    

Carole Bergin MA, Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University 

 

Spring

African and African American Studies 119x - Chocolate, Culture, and the Politics of Food (10526) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Carla Denny Martin 

 

Anthropology 1995 - Food, Culture, and Society (3940) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Theodore C. Bestor 

 

Expository Writing 20.220 - Food (20779) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Donna L. Mumme 

 

French C - Intermediate French: The Culture of Food and Friendship in Francophone Countries (58289) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Carole Bergin and members of the Department 

 

Freshman Seminar 38z - Romancing the Kitchen: Food Culture across the Romance Languages (26825) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Elvira G. DiFabio 

 

Human Evolutionary Biology 3350 - Laboratory Methods in Primate and Human Nutrition (62293) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Richard W. Wrangham 

 

KENNEDY SCHOOL

Economics of Global Health (SUP-518) 

Harvard Kennedy School    Spring 2014    

Gunther Fink,Margaret McConnell 

 

LAW SCHOOL

Food Law and Policy (2359) 

Harvard Law School    Spring 2014    

Robert Greenwald and Emily Michele Broad Leib 


Food Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (8038) 

Harvard Law School    Spring 2014    

Robert Greenwald and Emily Michele Broad Leib 

 

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Global Environmental Change & Food Production (ID551-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Spring 2014    

Samuel Skipworth Myers M.D. 

 

Legal & Public Health Food Policy (NUT211-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Spring 2014    

Kirsten K Davison 

 

Seminar in Nut & Food Policy (NUT226-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Spring 2014    

Natalia I Palacios and Clifford W. Lo 

 

Society Effects on Child Health (SBS220-01) 

Harvard School of Public Health    Spring 1 2014    

Judith Palfrey and Ronald C. Samuels

 

BPH 222 - The Science of Human Nutrition (0216) 

Faculty of Arts and Sciences    Spring 2013-2014    

Frank M. Sacks (Medical School, Public Health), Clifford Lo (Medical School, Public Health) and members of the Department  

 

EXTENSION SCHOOL

Energy and the Environment (ENVR E-102 (21783)) 

Harvard Extension School    Spring 2014    

Petros Koutrakis PhD, Professor of Environmental Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health - Ramon Sanchez ScD, Assistant Director of the Sustainability and Environmental Management Program, Harvard Extension School - Zachary D. Zevitas BS, Environment Editor, Science Network 

 

Writing About Food (JOUR E-170 (23846)) 

Harvard Extension School    Spring 2014    

Peggy Grodinsky BA, Executive Editor, Cook's Country Magazine, America's Test Kitchen