Joslyn Brenton (PhD) is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Ithaca College. She researches and teaches about families, food, health, and inequality. Her research has been published in Social Problems, Sociology of Health & Illness, and Contexts. Dr. Brenton is also co-author of Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can do About It (Oxford University Press, 2019). Dr. Brenton is currently conducting a study with diverse couples raising young children. The findings from this study will illuminate how couples negotiate the work of keeping themselves, and their children, healthy. Dr. Brenton has recently contributed to national conversations about feeding families during Covid-19.
Advisor, Food is Medicine Initiative
Associate Professor of Sociology, Ithaca College