Dr. Broad is an Assistant Professor in the department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University. His research investigates how storytelling and communication technology shape contemporary communities and networked movements for social justice. He is particularly interested in the role of local and global food systems as a force for neighborhood health and environmental sustainability. An engaged scholar, Professor Broad produces theoretical and empirical work for academic audiences, develops collaborative research projects in conjunction with community-based organizations, and strives for teaching excellence in the classroom and across digital spaces.
The "crisis" in our current food system
The tradeoffs associated with food production
What role does communication play in how we understand food issues?
Why is no one talking about this stuff?
Some of the intricacies/challenges with modern food justice movements
Who is holding back progress?
The role of the Black Panther party in early food justice initiatives in the U.S.
How can the everyday person contribute?
Resources for listeners