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Nina Gheihman

Past Graduate Student Affiliate


Nina Gheihman

Based on five years of fieldwork and over 150 interviews Nina Gheihman conducted for her dissertation in sociology at Harvard University she Is writing a book called How It All Vegan—a behind-the-scenes story of how veganism transformed from a niche subculture into a mainstream juggernaut. It will be published in 2022 by Bloomsbury Publishing USA, represented by Brockman Inc.

In 2020-21, she is appointed as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Sustainable Food Initiative at University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

Her work has been featured in media outlets including Refinery29, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, the Harvard Gazette, Harvard Magazine, Veritalk Podcast, and at the Cambridge Forum. She holds a Certificate of Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Sustainable Food Initiative, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley