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Certificate in Ecological Horticulture, University of California Santa Cruz, 2009
Bachelor of Arts in Global Ethics, magna cum laude, Carleton College, 2009
Certificate in Permaculture Design, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007
Sociology of agriculture and food, environmental justice, workers’ rights, global supply chains, social change
“Homogenization, Separation, and Pasteurization: ‘The Gaze’ and Symbolic Violence in Food and Healthcare Systems.” Gastronomica. (Invited to Resubmit).
Chang, V., & Opotow, S. (2009). “Conservation Values, Environmental Identity, and Moral Inclusion in the Kunene Region, Namibia,” Beliefs and Values (2009), 1(1), 79-89.
NON-REFEREED RESEARCH PUBLICATION
Bon Appétit Management Company, United Farm Workers, & Oxfam. (2011). Inventory of Farmworker Issues and Protections in the U.S. (managed and co-authored by Chang).
SELECT POPULAR ARTICLES
Chang, V. (2016). “How Carbon Farming Could Reverse Climate Change,” Civil Eats.
Chang, V. (2015). “Will Ben & Jerry's Help Improve Conditions for Dairy Workers?” Civil Eats.
Chang, V. (2014). “Paying It Forward – Veteran Sustainable Agriculturalists Share Wisdom with the Next Generation,” Edible
Chang, V. (2014). “Redefined Palate – Sistah Vegan Project's Breeze Harper Dishes on Mindful Eating,” Bitch.
Berkeley Food Institute Graduate Student Research Award, UC Berkeley, Summer and Fall 2017
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, UC Berkeley, Summer 2017
ESPM 201C Starter Grant, UC Berkeley, 2016
Stewsie Sustainability Award, Carleton College, 2008
Student Leadership Award, Carleton College, 2008
Udall Scholarship Honorable Mention, Udall Foundation, 2008
Environmental Studies Fellowship, Carleton College, 2008
Maitland-Will Prize, Carleton College, 2007
Parent’s Fund for Academic Excellence, Carleton College, 2007
Dean of Students Leadership Grant, Carleton College, 2007
Graduate Student Instructor for ESPM 151: Society, Environment, and Culture, UC Berkeley, Spring 2018
Graduate Student Instructor for ESPM C11: Americans and the Global Forest, UC Berkeley, Spring 2017
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100 million dead trees in the Sierra Nevada are a massive risk for unpredictable wildfires. Prof Scott Stevens wei… https://t.co/ZQCHJ0gl8B
RT @NatureAtCal: “If our society doesn’t like the outcomes from recent fires and extensive drought-induced tree mortality in Sierra forests…