George Kent



George Kent

Adjunct Faculty

Transformative Social Change
Saybrook University

George Kent is an Adjunct Professor in Saybrook's program on Transformative Social Change. He is also an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney in Australia. He is Professor Emeritus with the University of Hawai'i, having retired from its Department of Political Science in 2010. Currently he teaches an online course on the Human Right to Adequate Food. He has worked with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Children's Fund, and the World Food Programme.. His recent books on food policy issues are Freedom from Want: The Human Right to Adequate Food, Global Obligations for the Right to Food, Ending Hunger Worldwide, and Regulating Infant Formula.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 1960
Master of Science in Communications Boston University, Boston, Massachuetts 1961
PhD in Communications University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 1965
Post-doctoral Fellow Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1965-66
Curriculum Vitae