Merry White

Merry (“Corky”) White is a professor of anthropology at Boston University, with specialties in Japanese studies and food. Her books include Ways of Eating: Exploring Food Through History and Culture (University of California Press, 2023), co-written with Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft; Coffee Life in Japan (UC Press, 2013), and Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval (UC Press, 2002).