WesFRESH Speaker Series: James McWilliams, environmental historian

Come to the next installment of WesFRESH’s speaker series, co-sponsored by Farm Hoe, CoE, and the History Department! 4:15 in the Woodhead Lounge on Thursday, February 9th.

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James E. McWilliams is Associate Professor of history at Texas State University, San Marcos. He specializes in American history, of the colonial and early national period, and in the environmental history of the United States. He is also author of Just Food: Where Locavores Get It Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. He also writes for the Atlantic, The Texas Observer and the History News Service, and has published a number of op-eds on food in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and USA Today. He received a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1991, and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 2001. He is the winner of the 2001 Whitehall Prize in Colonial History. McWilliams is a vegan.

Date: Thursday, February 9
Time: 4:15 PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge