Willa Y. Zhen, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Liberal Arts

Faculty Bio: Dr. Willa Zhen

Liberal Arts
Professor—Liberal Arts
Certification Credentials: CHE

Education:
PhD, University of London, England. MA, University of Sussex, Brighton, England. BA, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.

Professional Background:
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of London. Contributing Writer, Time Out Eating and Drinking Guides: London; that’s PRD. Sub-Editor, Polyvocia: The SOAS Journal of Graduate Research. Research Assistant, China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN).

Awards:
Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery: Cherwell Food History Studentship, 2009. Culinary Historians of New York Scholar's Grant, 2008. Universities' Committee China in London Grant, 2008. Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, 2006–2007.

Member:
American Anthropological Association. SOAS Food Studies Centre. Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition. Society for East Asian Anthropology.

Dr. Zhen is currently teaching as a part of CIA’s Applied Food Studies bachelor’s degree program.

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