Political economy, American studies, consumption, food studies, nutrition and diet, subcultures, affect theory, semiotics (and psychoanalysis)
Allison Lakomski is a PhD Candidate in the Cultural Studies program. She has taught courses in Women's Studies and Cultural Studies. Her field statements were the Political Economy of Consumption and Theories of Affect. She is currently working on her dissertation which traces the historical development of American consumer culture in relation to the development of the supermarket to consider the economic growth and popularity of Whole Foods Market at the present juncture.