2012 Summer Fellow
North Carolina

Willie Wright

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Willie Wright is a first year PhD student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina. Prior to his admittance he worked as a Research Assistant on the Research on Food and Farming for All (ROFFA) project, a National Science Foundation sponsored initiative, which assessed the local food and farming systems of four regions across the state of North Carolina. His professional and research interests are dedicated to understanding and promoting alternative agri-food systems, engaging in participatory community development, as well as, analyzing and advancing the Black Farmer Movement in America.

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