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Zachary Nowak, PhD

Harvard University

Dr. Zachary Nowak is the director of The Umbra Institute and a lecturer for the Harvard University Extension School. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2018 and is a historian and historical geographer with an interest in how place and taste go together (or don’t). He has written about the history of pizzerias in Naples, Chianti in California, unsalted bread in Perugia, polenta in Italy, terroir nowhere, and truffles all over the world.