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Hoch Cunningham Professor of the Practice in Food Systems at Tufts University
Dr. Kevin Cody is the inaugural Hoch Cunningham Professor of the Practice in Food Systems at Tufts University. He is also the Farmer Training Program Manager at New Entry Sustainable Farming Project where he develops pathways to generate and sustain new and beginning farmers. Prior to New Entry, Kevin was a faculty member in Environmental and Sustainability Studies at the University of Northern Colorado where he developed experiential and community-engaged courses on food systems and managed the university’s student farm program. He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he explored the internationalization of alternative food networks and the long-term viability of beginning farmers.
PhD in Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz