Alma Igra

Alma Igra is a historian of science who writes about food, the environment, and imperial politics. Her first book, The Lion’s Share: Scientific Nutrition and the British World System 1870–1950 (forthcoming with University of Chicago Press), explores the science of nutrition and British global order, from Empire to the UN. Alongside her academic writing, she publishes fiction and nonfiction in Hebrew and English, and writes a food blog.