Megan A. Carney is a sociocultural and medical anthropologist who studies transnational and gendered migration, food and food systems, immigration policy, and health inequality. She is an assistant professor of anthropology and the director of the Center for Regional Food Studies at the University of Arizona. She conducts the bulk of her research in the western United States with Mexican and Central American communities, and in Italy with a particular focus on migration in the Mediterranean. Carney earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in anthropology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her B.A. in anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is the author of the award-winning book The Unending Hunger: Tracing Women and Food Insecurity Across Borders. Her work has also appeared in many peer-reviewed journals such as Social Science and Medicine, Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Food and Foodways, International Migration, and Food, Culture, and Society: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. Follow her on Twitter @megan_a_carney.