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Sarah Lyon
Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement & Strategic Initiatives
Director, U.S. Culture and Business Practices

My work is situated at the juncture of development studies, economic anthropology and food studies. I am particularly interested in how alternative food networks such as fair trade work to create and sustain diverse economies in the United States and Latin America.


Contact Information
257 Patterson Office Tower
859 257-5038
Ph.D. Emory University
B.A. Smith College
Research Interests
  • economic anthropology
  • business and organizational anthropology
  • Latin America
  • gender and development
  • agri-food systems
  • Anthropology
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies
  • U.S. Culture and Business Practices