David is an undergraduate student at the University at Buffalo. They are currently pursuing majors in Environmental Studies & Political Science and a minor in Spanish. Prior to working at the Food Lab, David interned as a Diversity Advocate at the University at Buffalo’s Intercultural and Diversity Center, where they developed and led programming on diversity, inclusion, and environmental justice. They are currently a lead organizer of UB Fossil Free, an environmental justice and public accountability initiative leading a campaign to divest the UB Foundation from the fossil fuel industry and expand shared governance with the Foundation. David began working at the Food Lab as a researcher in the summer of 2018. Since then, they have researched the conditions of smallholder farmers in the Global South, and pursued their research interests in participatory governance and ecological sustainability in the global food system.