Month: September 2012

Fall 2012

Sera is interviewed in an article for Ezra magazine, during which she gushes about what a wonderful library system Cornell has and what a great opportunity the Chats in the Stacks talks are. Susan Allport wrote a rave review of Craving Earth in Gastronomica, calling it “a brilliant and very readable analysis”.

September 6, 2012

The Chronicle wrote a nice piece about our work in Uganda on maternal nutritional status and adverse birth outcomes among HIV-infected mothers.

September 2012

My book has now come out in paperback. Enter code CRAYO at checkout to receive a 30% discount.


chpamsLua Wilkinson has published her first peer reviewed paper, entitled “Understanding Infant and Young Child Feeding Challenges in China” in the China Health Review. Congrats!

jaqangelaJacqueline Rivera (Cornell ’13) has joined the group! She will be working with Roseanne Schuster on our study with CARE about the barriers to the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV in Mozambique. Welcome, Jackie!


Angela Arbach, freshly finished with her third year of medical school at Cornell Weill, will be spending the next year doing research with Barnabas in Gulu, Uganda. Welcome to the team, Angela!

September 1, 2012

Crystal Patil and I guest edited a Special Issue of the Ecology of Food and Nutrition, entitled Biocultural Considerations of Food Cravings and Aversions. Here’s what’s on tap: Biocultural Considerations of Food Cravings and Aversions: An Introduction Crystal L. Patil & Sera L. Young [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696007] Gastronomic […]