Consumer Welfare, Marketplace Justice, and Specialty Coffee

Me sipping coffee outside of Reykjavik Roasters in Iceland, mug to mouth.
  • How losing my job paved the (long, indirect) way to Colombia

    How losing my job paved the (long, indirect) way to Colombia

    TLDR: I lost my job. But obviously, there’s more to that story than meets the eye…

  • Back to School!

    Back to School!

    Once upon a time, I had blog and sometimes, I would post once or twice a day. It would drive me nuts when folks would start blogs and update them twice before effectively “driving into the sunset.” Then Twitter came around and ruined me entirely for blogging. What was the point of journaling/extended posts when…

  • Why coffee, why me

    Why coffee, why me

    As a long-time coffee prosumer whose research has focused on issues of marketplace justice, I see room for a different academic perspective/critique on the coffee industry.

  • … And we’re back!

    … And we’re back!

    In light of making tenure and winning a Fulbright award, and in anticipation of my journey to/travels around Colombia to research coffee markets/ing, I felt it would be prudent to resurface my website and start writing again.