The doctoral degree in food studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of food in its historical and cultural dimensions. Employing methods from the humanities and social sciences, this PhD prepares you to teach and conduct research at the university level as well as at institutions outside academia.Request Info
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*A 36-credit track is available to those who have already earned a master's degree in Food Studies or the equivalent.
Funding for Full-Time PhD Students
If you are accepted as a full-time NYU Steinhardt PhD student without an alternate funding source, you are eligible for our generous funding package, which includes a scholarship and tuition remission. Learn more about our funding opportunities.
All applicants to full-time doctoral study will automatically be considered for Steinhardt-based fellowships.
If you have any additional questions about our degree, please feel free to contact Professor Fabio Parasecoli at email@example.com.