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Nevin Cohen is an Associate Professor of Health/Urban Food Policy at the CUNY School of Public Health, and a faculty fellow of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College. Dr. Cohen’s research focuses on the development of urban food policy, the use of urban space for food production, social justice and food, and urban planning for healthy, ecologically sound urban food systems. His current research examines the potential for cities to transform the food system through policies that support healthy and sustainable everyday food practices, including comparative research on food system governance and everyday food practices in New York and Amsterdam. Dr. Cohen is co-author of a forthcoming book analyzing urban agriculture projects that focus on social justice goals (Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City, The University of Georgia Press). Cohen has a PhD in Urban Planning and Policy Development from Rutgers University, a Masters in City and Regional Planning from Berkeley, and a BA from Cornell.