Evan Weissman, Ph.D., assistant professor of food studies, speaks with NewsRadio 570 WSYR on the potential impact of the Tops grocery store closings. Listen to the podcast. Dr. Weissman’s research examines grassroots efforts to address food disparities in urban America. He teaches introductory and upper-division courses in food studies and employ hands-on approaches through community engagement. Dr. Weissman is a founding member and currently serves on the board of Syracuse Grows, a grassroots network that cultivates food justice through advocacy, education, and resources in support of urban food production.