Southern Foodways Alliance Associate Professor of Southern Studies and Anthropology
Graduate Program Coordinator, Center for the Study of Southern Culture
Geography. Environmental Studies. Food Studies. Southern Studies.
I write and teach about food and agriculture, and the social and environmental movements associated with them. I think about food and agriculture together as a way into conversations about culture and power. Who has the power to access and control land, to share or shift narratives, to adapt to social and environmental change? How do historic systems of oppression and domination manifest in contemporary food and agricultural systems? These are some of the broad questions I explore in my research and teaching.
PASSIDOMO, C. AND J. MILLER. 2019. "GEOGRAPHY OF FOOD." OXFORD BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN GEOGRAPHY. FEBRUARY 27.
PASSIDOMO, C. 2018. "SOUTHERN FOODWAYS IN THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND." SOUTHERN QUARTERLY, 56 (1): 12-28.
PASSIDOMO, C. (2017). “‘OUR’ CULINARY HERITAGE: OBSCURING INEQUALITY BY CELEBRATING DIVERSITY IN PERU AND THE U.S. SOUTH.” HUMANITY AND SOCIETY, 41 (4): 427-445.
PASSIDOMO, C. AND I. VAN RIPER (2017). “AUTONOMY, COALITION-BUILDING, AND CULTURAL SURVIVAL: TOWARDS FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN THE U.S. SOUTH.” IN DESMARAIS, A., A. TRAUGER AND P. CLAEYS (EDS.) PUBLIC POLICIES FOR FOOD SOVEREIGNTY: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND THE STATE. LONDON: ROUTLEDGE.
PASSIDOMO, C. (2016). “COMMUNITY GARDENING AND GOVERNANCE OVER URBAN NATURE IN NEW ORLEANS’S LOWER NINTH WARD.” URBAN FORESTRY AND URBAN GREENING, 19: 271-277.
HARVEY, D., Y. KATO, AND C. PASSIDOMO (2016). “RE-BUILDING OTHERS’ COMMUNITIES: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF NONPROFITS IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE KATRINA.” LOCAL ENVIRONMENT. 21 (8): 1029-1046
PASSIDOMO, C. (2014). “WHOSE RIGHT TO (FARM) THE CITY: RACE AND FOOD JUSTICE ACTIVISM IN POST-KATRINA NEW ORLEANS.” AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN VALUES, 31 (3): 385-396.
KATO, Y., D. HARVEY AND C. PASSIDOMO (2014). “POLITICAL GARDENING IN A POST-DISASTER CITY: LESSONS FROM NEW ORLEANS.” URBAN STUDIES, 51 (9): 1833-1849.
PASSIDOMO, C. (2013). “GOING ‘BEYOND FOOD’: CONFRONTING STRUCTURES OF INJUSTICE IN FOOD SYSTEMS RESEARCH AND PRAXIS.” JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, FOOD SYSTEMS AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
KURTZ, H., A. TRAUGER AND C. PASSIDOMO (2013). “THE CONTESTED TERRAIN OF BIOLOGICAL CITIZENSHIP IN THE SEIZURE OF RAW MILK IN ATHENS, GEORGIA.” GEOFORUM, 48: 136-144.
TRAUGER, A. AND C. PASSIDOMO (2012). “TOWARDS A POST-CAPITALIST POLITICS OF FOOD: CULTIVATING SUBJECTS OF COMMUNITY ECONOMIES.” ACME: AN INTERNATIONAL EJOURNAL FOR CRITICAL GEOGRAPHIES, 11 (2): 282-303.
COURSE TITLES AND SAMPLE SYLLABI
Graduate seminar in Southern Studies
Introductory lecture course. Cross listed with Anthropology.
Upper-level undergraduate seminar. Cross-listed between Anthropology and Environmental Studies.
Introductory lecture course for undergraduates in Southern Studies.