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Q&A with author Daniel N. Warshawsky of his book “Food Waste, Food Insecurity, and the Globalization of Food Banks”

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

So many of us are passionate about finding ways to reduce food waste so we’re thrilled to be hosting author and professor Daniel N. Warshawsky for a virtual discussion of his new book “Food Waste, Food Insecurity, and the Globalization of Food Banks”.

Please register here.

About the book:

Food banks—warehouses that collect and systematize surplus food—have expanded into one of the largest mechanisms to redistribute food waste. From their origins in North America in the 1960s, food banks provide food to communities in approximately one hundred countries on six continents. This book analyzes the development of food banks across the world and the limits of food charity as a means to reduce food insecurity and food waste.

About the Author:

Daniel N. Warshawsky is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences and International Studies at Wright State University where he teaches courses in geography and public administration. He is also the Director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. Daniel is currently the Frederick A. White Distinguished Professor of Professional Service for his service to Wright State University and the broader Dayton community. He was also recently named a Provost’s Faculty Fellow for the 2023-2024 academic year.

In 2020, he was awarded the Helen Ruth Aspaas SAGE Innovator Award for his research, teaching, and service in the field of geography. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative stand-alone geographic educators. He also currently serves as the Secretary-Treasurer for the East Lakes Division of the American Association of Geographers.

Outside of university life, Daniel spends most of his time with his wife and daughters exploring interesting neighborhoods in the world’s cities, running in parks or trails, and watching good movies. Given that Daniel was born and raised in Cincinnati, he is excited to be back in Southwestern Ohio where he has a strong personal connection.

This program is presented in partnership with the Ashland Public Library.

Registration will remain open even after the program begins. The login link will be sent from the Ashland Public Library. Please be sure to check your spam folder in case it lands there.


January 30
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Newton, United States + Google Map
877-870-HOPE (4673)
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