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William  Schanbacher

William Schanbacher

William Schanbacher
Senior Instructor


Office: CPR 468D
Phone: 813/974-2730



Will Schanbacher is Senior Instructor and director of the department’s Global Citizen Project. He earned his Ph.D from Claremont Graduate University and an M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School.  His research interests concentrate on religious and social ethics with a focus on the global food system and globalization and poverty. He is the author of The Politics of Food: The Global Conflict between Food Security and Food Sovereignty (Praeger, 2010), which The Guardian ranked among the top five books on feeding the world, as well as The Global Food System: Issues and Solutions (Praeger, 2014), and Food Justice: Security and the Path to Global Food Sovereignty (forthcoming, 2018).  Aside from his teaching, he can also be found occasionally wrestling with stingrays after falling off his paddle board.