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The Rothman Family Institute for Food Studies is an interdisciplinary, dynamic global hub celebrating the vital role that food plays in culture, tradition and identity. As the UCLA Rothman Food Institute, we strive to amplify the voices of our students, our faculty, our staff and our broader LA community — all in our pursuit of expanding global perspectives of food.

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