Dr. Cretella is a multidisciplinary scholar with a decade-long international research experience in Food Studies. She conducted food-related research in different academic and governmental institutions including the University of Amsterdam, Trinity College Dublin, Wageningen University and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Her academic focus revolves specifically around food governance – a topic she deepened by examining the emergence of food-related strategies, policies, ventures, social and cultural movements. She is particularly interested in exploring the dynamics of injustice around food and how these converts into the practice of everyday life. These dynamics include but are not limited to: the interplay between food and economic growth, food tourism, urban foodscapes and the cultural construction of food identities.