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Employee Profile

JOHN T EDGE

CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN CULTURE
DIRECTOR OF SOUTHERN FOODWAYS ALLIANCE
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BARNARD OBSERVATORY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5993
Joined UM: 10/04/1999

Areas of Expertise

  • FOOD CULTURE
  • SOUTHERN FOOD
  • SOUTHERN FOODWAYS ALLIANCE

Brief Bio

John T. Edge has served as director since the 1999 founding of the Southern Foodways Alliance, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Visit www.southernfoodways.org. He holds an M.A. in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi and an M.F.A. in Creative NonFiction from Goucher College. A columnist for Garden & Gun and Oxford American, Edge writes frequently for the New York Times. Winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation, Edge has written or edited more than a dozen books. Most recently he co-edited The Larder: Food Studies Methods from the American South.

Degrees

BS
NO MATCH FOR CONVERSION
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (1996)
MA
SOUTHERN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI/UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI (2002)
MFA
CREATIVE WRITING
GOUCHER COLLEGE/ BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (2012)