Chin Jou, Ph.D.

Chin jouChin Jou is a historian with particular interests in twentieth-century American foodways and obesity. She received a Ph.D. in History from Princeton, and has held fellowships with the National Institutes of Health and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is currently working on a book titled, The United States of Fat:  How Federal Business and Agricultural Policies Undermined the Fight against Obesity (under contract with University of Chicago Press). 


Selected Publications:


The United States of Fat: How Federal Business and Agricultural Policies Undermined the Fight against Obesity (University of Chicago Press, forthcoming)

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Last updated: 28 March 2012
First published: 2 February 2005
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