Lisa Trocchia, PhD
Sustainable Food Systems Educator / Network Facilitator & Consultant
As an Associate Faculty member, Dr. Lisa Trocchia teaches and designs courses in the Sustainable Food Systems graduate program at Prescott College. She is also a social systems network consultant offering support in network design, facilitation, communication, and the development of structures that activate self-organizing, equity, and horizontal leadership.
Lisa holds an interdisciplinary PhD in the Social Ecology of Food. As an academic, she explores the social ecosystems within the food system from the perspectives of Communication Studies, Sociology, Political Theory, and the study of social networks and complex adaptive systems. She examines the social ecology of values-based food systems as sites of participatory and transformative change.
Lisa is a sensory ethnographer who photographs, researches, and writes about the performance of food, cultural foodways, and the modulation of affect embodied in food spaces.,
Lisa is the podcast host for The Capstone and occasional co-host of the weekly pop-up webinar Food Systems Friday.