A. Grace Steig

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2018-2019
PhD Student, Anthropology
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Grace Steig is a doctoral student in the School of Anthropology, studying food in the midst of the climate crisis. She is interested in the ecology of changing food systems and the biopolitics of agricultural work and migration. In 2015, she graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies. Her thesis at Yale was on Andean potato conservation. From 2015 to 2018, Grace worked on mutual aid organizing in the Pacific Northwest; she helped found Greater Seattle Neighborhood Action Coalition and coordinated Food Not Bombs Seattle. She enjoys foraging edible plants and watching international films.