Corey Flynn’s passion for nutrition and sustainability has led her in many directions. She holds a Master's degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of Pittsburgh where she concentrated her studies on food systems and food policy. During this time, she also received the 2019 University of Pittsburgh Staff Sustainability Award. She is a registered Nutrition and Dietetics Technician and Certified Dietary Manager. Corey grew up in Northern California in a rice farming family surrounded by fresh food. In addition to her degrees in nutrition and public policy she holds a Bachelor of Art in Journalism and Photography from California State University, Sacramento and spent time as a journalist in Lodi, California home of the Grape Festival. Food has always been a central part of her life. Her lectureship will focus on a Sustainable Food Systems Course.