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Experts by Expertise: Food

For help reaching an expert on deadline, please contact Rachel Stern in UB Media Relations at or 716-645-9069 for assistance.


Charles Lindsey

Associate Professor of Marketing

Expertise: consumer behavior, advertising, marketing strategy and research, brand loyalty, serving and package sizes

Contact: Charles Lindsey can be reached most quickly through Jackie Ghosen in the School of Management Communications Office at 716-645-2833 or


Kathryn Medler

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

Expertise: taste, taste cells, senses, peripheral nervous system, neuronal signaling

Phone: 716-645-4947



Samina Raja

Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning 

Expertise: food access, food systems planning, food and urban planning, local government food policy

Phone: 716-829-5881



Kari J. Winter

Director of the Gender Institute at UB

Expertise: gender, feminism, race, class, slavery, politics of food, literature

Phone: 716-645-0827