Professorial Fellow and Deputy Director, Sheffield Food Futures Research Centre, University of Sheffield
David's research focuses on the sociology and geographies of consumption, material culture and commodity chains with particular interests in food, sustainabilty and responsiblity. He is currently working on two Economic and Social Research Council funded projects. The first explores the significance of ‘freshness’ in the UK and Portuguese agro-food sectors; the second considers innovative approaches to policy and interventions in household kitchen practices.
David is the author of 'Food Waste: Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life' Bloomsbury, 2014 and together with Hugh Campbell and Anne Murcott, 'Waste Matters: New Perspectives on Food and Society' Wiley Blackwell 2013.