Grad Students

Clara Hanson

Contact Information

Office  Haines A56-5

I use computational approaches to study news, newsmaking, and online information.

Fields of Study

Computational methods,  journalism and communication

Grants and Awards

Graduate Research Mentorship (2016-2017)

Graduate Summer Research Mentorship (2016)

UCLA Department of Sociology Departmental Fellowship (2015-2020)

Gastronomy Award for Excellence in Graduate Study (2015)

Julia Child Award for Outstanding Academic Work in Food History (2014)

Elsie M. Carper Prize for Outstanding Senior Research Essay in American Studies (2012)

GW's Department of Sociology Excellence in Research and Writing Award (2012)

Conference Presentations

“Messages About Nutrition, Ingredients, and Place in American Dog Food.” Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Food and Society Conference, June 19, 2014. Burlington, Vermont.


Hannah Landecker, Jacob Foster


M.L.A. Gastronomy, Boston University, 2015

B.A Sociology, American Studies, (magna cum laude) The George Washington University, 2012