Benjamin Fields

Job title: 
Berkeley Computational Social Science Fellow
Sociology, UC Berkeley

Benjamin Fields is a PhD student in the sociology department at the University of California, Berkeley. A health-oriented social scientist, he wants to focus his research on a social understanding of diet and its relationship to well-being, looking beyond the physiological definition of food towards one that includes social, cultural, political, and economic considerations.

Research interests: 

Demography, Development, Education, Globalization, Health, Immigation, Nutrition, Race & Ethnicity