Garrett Broad, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and a member of the Catalysts for Sustainability Initiative at Rowan University. His research explores the relationship between 21st century social movements, innovations in media and technology, and the contemporary food system. He is the author of the book More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change (University of California, 2016), as well as a variety of articles on food's relationship to environmental sustainability, economic equity, the public's understanding of science, and the health of humans and nonhumans alike. As an engaged scholar, Professor Broad writes for both academic and journalistic outlets, and works to develop collaborative research projects with a variety of social change-focused organizations. He serves as President of the Board for the Plant Based Foods Institute, a non-profit organization that works to identify and implement effective business and policy practices in support of sustainable plant-based food systems. In the classroom, his teaching experience includes courses on environmental communication, communication and the food system, public interest media, persuasion and strategic communication.
Garrett Broad is Associate Professor of Communication Studies in Rowan University’s Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts, where he also serves as Provost’s Fellow in the Catalysts for Sustainability Initiative. His research and teaching explores the connections between contemporary social movements, food systems, and digital media technology. He is the author of More Than Just Food: Food Justice and Community Change, as well as a variety of articles on food's relationship to environmental sustainability, economic equity, and the health of humans and nonhuman animals.