Michelle Glowa is an assistant professor in Anthropology and Social Change department. Her research interests include critical political ecology, urban social movements, and agri-food studies. Her work uses interdisciplinary frameworks to explore the dynamics between activists engaged in changing the socio-spatial landscapes of cities and food systems and the contemporary institutions with which they interact. Michelle approaches her research with over a decade of experience working with food justice and urban agriculture organizing in the United States and Mexico. Her research contributes to a broader effort in the social sciences to study the cultures, political imaginaries, solidification of practices, and limitations of today's radical social movements.
PhD, Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz (Completion - Fall 2014)
MA, Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz
BA, Natural Resource Management, Political Science, Colorado State University