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    I am an interdisciplinary social scientist who studies the historical dimensions of risk governance in food and agriculture. Currently, I am a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at NC State University, where I contribute to a variety of research projects on topics as varied as nanotechnology in food and agriculture to sweetpotatoes to phosphorus sustainability.

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    Ph.D., History, Duke University (2020)

    A.B. History, the University of Georgia (2012)

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