Scott Alves Barton defended his dissertation, Feeding the Gods: Sacred Nagô Culinary Religious Culture in Northeastern Brazil, and was awarded his PhD in food studies from New York University in May 2016. Scott continues to maintain affiliation with NYU as an adjunct instructor, and is developing a collaborative multi-media project studying food and foodways as a locus of community development in the nascent days of the Black Arts Movement, second-wave African American Feminist Movement, and Civil Rights Movement in New York City.
Edward Carson is a high school history teacher at the Brooks School. He lives in North Andover, Massachusetts, and has been a member since 2006.
Usha Sanyal is an independent scholar and adjunct instructor at Queens University of Charlotte. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has been a member since 2010.
Sarah Walsh is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Sydney. She lives in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and has been a member since 2012.
Shirley Ann Wilson Moore is a professor of history (emerita) at California State University, Sacramento. She lives in Sacramento, California, and has been a member since 1989.
Marisa Richmond is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of History and Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member of the AHA since 1987.
Antony Keane-Dawes is a PhD candidate at the University of South Carolina. He lives in Columbia, South Carolina, and has been a member since 2012.
Melinda Chateauvert is an associate director of the Front Porch Research Strategy in New Orleans, Louisiana. She divides her year between New Orleans and Washington, DC, and has been a member of the AHA since 1992.