Michael Carolan

MICHAEL CAROLAN is a Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Affairs for the College of Liberal Arts at Colorado State University. Other appointments include: Distinguished Fulbright Research Chair, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Professor of Political Science (Status-Only), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; and Research Affiliate, Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Born and raised in a small–350 people–farming community in rural Iowa, Michael has long been interested in how food connects. His most recent book, The Food Sharing Revolution: How Start Ups, Pop-Ups, and Co-Ops are Changing the Way We Eat, was published in November 2018.