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Aya H. Kimura

Aya H. Kimura is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Hawai`i-Manoa. She is the author of Hidden Hunger: Gender and Politics of Smarter Foods (2013, Cornell University Press, winner of the Rural Sociological Society Outstanding Scholarly Award) and Radiation Brain Moms and Citizen Scientists: The Gender Politics of Food Contamination after Fukushima (2016, Duke University Press). She has also co-edited Food and Power: Visioning Food Democracy in Hawai’i (2016, University of Hawaii Press, co-editor with Krisnawati Suryanata). She is currently writing, with Abby Kinchy, a book on citizen science.

Interests: food, social justice, citizen science

UN SDG’s: SDG 2 No Hunger, SDG 5 Gender Equality, SDG 16 Peace & Justice, SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals

Contact: kimuraa@hawaii.edu

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