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Psyche A. Williams-Forson


Psyche Williams-Forson is professor and chair of the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is the author of Taking Food Public: Redefining Foodways in a Changing World and Building Houses Out of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, & Power. Her newest book, Eating While Black: Food Shaming and Race in America, won a 2023 James Beard Media Award in Food Issues and Advocacy.