Chatham University

Falk School of Sustainability & Environment Faculty and Staff

Alice Julier Ph.D.

Alice Julier
Associate Dean, Falk School of Sustainability and Associate Professor, Food Studies
Hometown : Amherst, MA
Joined Chatham : 2010

Academic Areas of Interest

Sociology: Social Inequality; Sex, Gender, and the Body; Culture and Consumption; Race, Class, and Gender; Qualitative Methods; Food and Agriculture, Public Policy and Discourse;Popular Culture and Media;


Alice Julier is a sociologist who has been teaching and writing about inequality, food, and everyday life for two decades. Prior research include the feminist women's health organizations, gender, race, and leadership in the US Civil Rights Movement, and critical social theory. These interests center on how people navigate practice and politics, activism and everyday life.


  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
  • M.A. in Sociology, University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
  • B.A. in Sociology, Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)



  • Buhl Professorship, 2013
  • Excellence in Classroom Practice Citation, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Nashville, TN
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Massachusetts