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Aaron Bobrow-Strain

Aaron Bobrow-Strain is a professor of politics at Whitman College, where he teaches courses dealing with food, immigration, and the U.S.-Mexico border. His writing has appeared in Believer, The Chronicle of Higher Education Review, Salon, and Gastronomica. He is the author of “White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf” and “Intimate Enemies: Landowners, Power, and Violence in Chiapas.” In the 1990s, he worked on the U.S.-Mexico border as an activist and educator. He is a founding member of the Walla Walla Immigrant Rights Coalition in Washington State. “The Death and Life of Aida Hernández” (April 2019) is his newest book.

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