Associate Editor, Food & Foodways
PhD, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
808 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
rblack at bu.edu
tel. (617) 358-6291
fax. (617) 353-4130
- Anthropology of food
- Urban agriculture
- Food distribution
MET ML 641 Anthropology of Food
MET ML 701 Introduction to Gastronomy: Theory and Methodology
MET ML 715 Food and the Senses
MET ML 639 Culture and Cuisine of Québec
Rachel Black is an assistant professor and academic coordinator of the Gastronomy Program at Boston University. She holds a PhD in Anthropology. Her research focuses on food distribution and agricultural production in Italy. Black is the author of Porta Palazzo: Food, Place and Community at the Market (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012) and co-editor of the forthcoming Wine and Culture: Vineyard to Glass (Berg).