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Feb 18 • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Considering the Last Mile Problem in Food System Resilience

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The Spring 2020 lineup of the "Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies" Speaker Series is presented by Northeastern University's Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, and the Department of Political Science.

This month's session - Considering the Last Mile Problem in Food System Resilience - features GRI's faculty affiliate, Christopher Bosso, and will be held in 909 Renaissance Park at Northeastern University from 6:00 - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 18th. To register for the speaker event please click here.

About the Speaker

Christopher Bosso is professor of public policy and politics at Northeastern University. His areas of interest include food and environmental policy, science and technology policy, and the governance of emerging technologies. His newest books are Framing the Farm Bill: Interests, Ideology, and the Agricultural Act of 2014 (University of Kansas Press, 2017) and, as editor, Feeding Cities: Improving Local Food Access, Sustainability, and Resilience (Routledge, 2017). His 2005 book, Environment, Inc.: From Grassroots to Beltway, received the 2006 Caldwell Award for best book in environmental policy and politics from the American Political Science Association. He also serves as associate director for academic affairs for the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, and coordinates the undergraduate minor on food systems sustainability, health and equity.