Greg DE ST. MAURICE is a cultural anthropologist whose research is primarily concerned with “place,” globalization, foodways, and Japan. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS). He received his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015. He also holds Master’s degrees in Social Anthropology (Oxford University) and International Relations (American University, Ritsumeikan University). Before coming to EHESS he held a postdoctoral research fellowship at Ryukoku University. His publications include “Savoring Kyoto: Sensory Fieldwork on the Taste of Place” (in the journal Etnofoor), “Edible Authenticities: Heirloom Vegetables and Culinary Heritage in Kyoto, Japan” (in the edited volume Edible Identities), and “The Movement to Reinvigorate Local Food Culture in Kyoto, Japan” (in the edited volume Food Activism).