Alice Julier is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Food Studies at Chatham University. She writes about material life, social movements, domestic life, labour, consumption, and inequality in food systems. Her publications include “Mapping Men onto the Menu” in Food and Foodways, “Family and Domesticity “ in A Cultural History of Food: The Modern Age, “The Political Economy of Obesity: The Fat Pay All” in Food and Culture: A Reader and “Hiding Race and Class in the Discourse of Commercial Food” in From Betty Crocker to Feminist Food Studies.
Alice's book, Eating Together: Food, Friendship and Inequality argues that the ways in which Americans eat together play a central role in social life in the United States.
WHY SHE'S IN THE LIBERTINE100Because we're fascinated by the idea of dining out as a form of social capital; a novel approach to thinking about our food-obsessed culture.