Interdisciplinary Scholar Striving for Wholesome Change

Alexis Agliano Sanborn is an independent researcher, community organizer, and artist.Her research interests include food education, environmentalism, and sustainability.  She received her Bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies and Japanese from UC Santa Barbara (2008) and A.M. from Harvard University in Regional Studies of East Asia (2013). Currently, she is Program Coordinator at New York University's U.S.-Asia Law Institute while also working towards her Masters of Public Administration through the Wagner School of Public Service (anticipated 2020). Additionally, she is producing Nourishing Japan, a documentary short which explores those who support the food education and Japanese school lunch system. She serves on the board of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra in Upper Manhattan.

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