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Xenia Morin

Xenia K. Morin is a Lecturer in the Writing Program at Princeton University. In 2005 and in 2007 Dr. Morin began teaching in the Princeton Environmental Institute's Environmental Studies Program.  Her interests lie in the interplay between science, technology, and society, particularly in terms of agriculture and food production. She is concerned with a range of issues, from the acceptance of genetically modified foods to the emergence of the organic, local, and slow food movements. Dr. Morin also explores issues such as how to feed the world, food security, hunger and malnutrition, environmentalism and sustainability in agriculture, and the production of biofuels.

Morin has a Ph.D. in plant biochemistry from Cornell University and has performed post-doctoral research at EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and at Bryn Mawr College.