Name: Jara Pallas-Brink


Bio: Jara Pallas-Brink is a cultural anthropologist with 15 years of experience in ethnographic research. While her primary area of study is food access and community resilience in urban US, she has a wide range of interdisciplinary experience in academia and research consulting, including contributions to peer-reviewed publications. Currently, she is a Qualitative Research Manager at Human8, a global consultancy that connects brands with people and culture. Jara uses her skills as an ethnographer to help clients think through challenges and solve complex problems.

Specialization: food and culture, alternative food systems, kinship, care, community resilience, qualitative research methodology, AI in ethnography, applied anthropology, market research

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