MEDIA ADVISORY: MU School of Law hosts symposium on the ‘Future of Food’

March 3, 2022
Contact: Kenny Gerling, 573-882-6217,


The University of Missouri School of Law’s Business, Entrepreneurship & Tax Law Review is hosting a free symposium on “The Future of Food.” The event will feature experts discussing how law and policy should play a role in navigating the future of food and food systems. Those who practice law, work in agriculture or the food industry as well as members of the public are welcomed to attend.


Speakers include:

  • Bita Amani, associate professor of law and co-director of feminist legal studies, Queen’s University
  • R. Denisse Córdova Montes, acting associate director and lecturer in law, Human Rights Clinic at University of Miami School of Law
  • Katya Cronin, visiting associate professor of law, Fundamentals of Lawyering Program at George Washington University Law School
  • Iselin Gambert, professor and fundamentals of lawyering interim director, George Washington University Law School
  • Agnes Gambill, assistant professor and head of scholarly communications, Appalachian State University
  • John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural and applied economics, University of Missouri
  • Chad Marzen, American General Insurance Associate Professor of Insurance Law, Florida State University, College of Business
  • Joanna Sax, E. Donald Shapiro Professor of Law, California Western School of Law
  • Valerie Watnick, professor and chair, Department of Law, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College

MU School of Law, Room 7, Hulston Hall, Columbia, Missouri, 65211. Both in-person and virtual attendance options are available on the registration page.


9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022


For media interested in attending this event, please contact Kenny Gerling at or 573-882-6217.

In-person attendance qualifies for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits in Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas.

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