John Volpe

John Volpe
Associate Professor
Environmental Studies
Office: DTB B156

PhD (Invasion Ecology) 2001, University of Victoria

Area of expertise

Ecogastronomy, Food Identity, Geographic Indicators, Regenerative Agriculture, Sustainable Food and Wine, Wine Studies

The Ecogastronomy Research Group uses quantitative analyses of food and wine production systems to reveal linkages between ecological and social sustainability, “quality”, and the primacy of place … “Ecogastronomy”.


  • ES 240: Ecological Processes
  • ES 347: Ecogastronomy
  • ES 431: History, Science and Culture of Wine
  • ES 446: Sustainable Fisheries
  • ES 482: Restoration of Marine Systems
  • ES 500: Perspectives on Environmental Theory