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Darra Goldstein USA

Darra Goldstein is the Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit
Professor of Russian, Emerita at Williams College and Founding
Editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, named the
2012 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. She
has published widely on literature, culture, art, and cuisine and
has organized several exhibitions, including Graphic Design in
the Mechanical Age
and Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the
Table, 1500-2005
, both at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design
Museum. In addition to serving as Editor in Chief of the James
Beard-nominated Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, she is
the author of five cookbooks.

Darra is Series Editor of California Studies in Food and Culture
(University of California Press) and has consulted for the
Council of Europe as part of an international group exploring
ways in which food can be used to promote tolerance and
diversity. She was the national spokesperson for Stolichnaya
vodka when it was first introduced to the US. Darra did her
undergraduate work at Vassar College and holds a PhD from
Stanford University.

She currently serves on the Kitchen Cabinet of the
Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and
on the Advisory Board of the Julia Child Foundation for
Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.