Michael Fakhri, School of Law Environmental & Natural Resources Program

Michael Fakhri

Michael Fakhri

Academic Areas:
Food, Farming, Food Policy, Environment

Michael Fakhri is an academic expert in food policy, the U.S. Farm Bill and international trade. At the University of Oregon, he is an associate professor of law and the co-leader of the Food Resiliency Project. He is also a faculty member of the Environmental and Natural Resource Program. Michael teaches a class called "Food, Farming and Sustainability" that aims to inspire and prepare students to become lawyers for farmers and urban agriculturists. He is the author of the book "Sugar and the Making of International Trade Law" (Cambridge University Press).

Contactmfakhri@uoregon.edu | 541-346-8401 | @MichaelFakhri


Recent Media
To reduce world hunger, governments need to think beyond making food cheap (The Conversation, July 17, 2020)
People must regain control over food supply chain after coronavirus, says new U.N. envoy (Reuters, May 28, 2020)
UO law professor Michael Fakhri appointed to UN post (Around the O, March 30, 2020)
Lebanon needs to free its economy from international lenders (Al Jazeera, Oct. 25, 2019)
GMO Legislation (Oregon Public Broadcasting, May 28, 2019)
What small farms need to compete with corporate food (Yes! Magazine, April 27, 2016)
Wayne Morris Center for Law and Politics (December 2014)