Keli Kristine Benko

TitleGraduate Student
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentSociology Department
Office214 College Eight
Office HoursBy appointment
Campus Mail StopCollege Eight Faculty Services
Mail1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, California
Keli Kristine Benko

Research Interests

Food Studies; sociology of food and agriculture; political ecology; sustainable agriculture and alternative food movements; sociology of knowledge; critical geography; science and technology studies; social theory 


Biography, Education and Training

PhD Student, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015-present


Bachelor of Arts, Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, May 2012

Honors, Awards and Grants

2016-17 UC Global Food Initiative Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz

2015 Regents Fellowship, UC Santa Cruz

2012 Highest Honors, Department of Sociology, UC Berkeley; Awarded for thesis "Table Talk: A History of Sustainable Food and Culinary Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1971-2012"

2012 Departmental Citation, UC Berkeley