About the Author

Amy Bentley is a professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies in the Steinhardt School at New York University. A historian with interests in the social, historical, and cultural contexts of food, she is the author of the Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health and the Industrialization of the American Diet (University of California Press, 2014), which was nominated for a James Beard Award, and also winner of the ASFS Best Book Award. She is also author of Eating for Victory: Food Rationing and the Politics of Domesticity (University of Illinois Press, 1998), and editor of A Culture History of Food in the Modern Age (Berg, 2012). She is co-editor of the book series Food in Modern History: Traditions and Innovations (Bloomsbury).

She is married to Brett Gary, Associate Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU. They are parents of Joe (25), Annabelle (21) and Ruby (18).IMG_3174

Contact Information:
Amy Bentley
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
New York University
411 Lafayette Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Office: 212-998-5580
NYU Faculty Page: please click here

Twitter: @ABentleyNYC

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