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Margaret Gray

Associate Professor of Political Science, Adelphi University


Margaret Gray is an associate professor of Political Science at Adelphi University. Gray’s book Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic about on New York farmworkers and food politics was published by the University of California Press (2014). Her work focuses on low-wage, non-citizen workers in the agro- food industry and their civic, cultural, and economic opportunities. She has published academic and policy pieces including “Ethical Food: Can Foodies Help Promote Farmworker Justice?” in Progressive Planning Magazine (2013) and with Antoinette Pole “Farming Alone: What’s up with the C in CSA?” in Agriculture and Human Values (2013). Gray also has a decade’s experience working for nonprofits on economic justice.