While there is no food major at Harvard, below is a growing list of undergraduate theses that address issues of food, society, and culture.
Sweet as Honey: The Beekeeper’s Fight Against Corn Sugar and Objectivity Teagan Lehrmann, 2013, History of Science
From the Ground Up: The Rhizomatic Development of the Local Food Movement Caitlin Lewis, 2013, Social Studies
Rebuilding the Himdag: The Fall and Rise of Tohono O’Odham Agriculture and Foodways Rebecca Cohen, 2012, History and Literature
A Cup and A Half of Health: This History of Flour Enrichment in the United States 1910-1955 Maya Pena, 2012, History
Tastes Like Chicken: A History of Making and Eating Meat in America Emelyn Rude, 2012, Social Studies