- Published online March 24, 2017.
- Julie Guthman
Julie Guthman is a geographer and professor of social sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she teaches courses primarily in global political economy and the politics of food and agriculture. Her publications include two multi–award winning books: Agrarian Dreams: The Paradox of Organic Farming in California and Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism, and she is the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Research Award from the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society. Her recent NSF-funded research examines how California's strawberry industry is contending with tighter regulatory restrictions on highly toxic soil fumigants.