The Mission of the Center for Food Studies

  • To provide a forum in English for intercultural and interdisciplinary exchanges, debates, and food-related projects.
  • To promote and advance research in food-related topics within the University and with other research networks, including the Rome-based U.N. and CGIAR international organizations, the European Food Safety Authority, and the active civic food networks.
  • To promote and share teaching and experiential learning in the interdisciplinary topic of food within AUR and听with other universities听and research centers worldwide.
  • To foster internships with organizations involved in food.
  • To encourage contacts and cooperation with the non-profit sector, businesses, and public sector institutions.
  • To offer an affiliation opportunity for Visiting Scholars.

Professor Maria Grazia Quieti, Center Coordinator and Director of the听Master in Food Studies

Scientific Board:
Professor听Valerie Higgins, Director of the听Master in Cultural Heritage: Sustainability & Community
Professor听Antonio Marchesi, Director of the听Master in Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution
Professor听Laura Prota, Interim Coordinator of the听Business Administration Program
Professor听Anna Sasso, Coordinator of the听Travel and Tourism Management Program
Professor听Elizabeth Wueste, Director of the听Archaeology and Classics Program