My dissertation research explores food bank responses in the pandemic, examining their responses during an inflection point for food banking. I draw on in-depth interviews with food bank leaders and geospatial analysis of food bank resources.View project
Hunger for Change: U.S. Food Banks’ Political Discourses and Approaches
Based on in-depth interviews with 62 U.S. food bank leaders, I examine how food banks position themselves politically and the political actions they take. I explore how the status quo is reinforced with claims of political neutrality. I also explore the potential political power of food banks.