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Cecilia Leong-Salobir

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia

Dr Cecilia Leong-Salobir is a food historian affiliated with the University of Western Australia. Her three books are Urban Food Culture: Sydney, Shanghai and Singapore (Palgrave Macmillan 2019), Routledge of Food in Asia (editor, Routledge 2019) and Food Culture in Colonial Asia: A Taste of Empire (Routledge 2011 & 2014). She has also published in Global Food History, Gastronomica and American Historical Review. Her research areas are in colonial food history, food history/cultures in Asia and Australia. She is a founding member of Global Food History, board member of Association for the Study of Food and Society (USA) and editorial board member of Food, Culture & Society.

Experience

  • –present
    Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia

Education

  • 2010 
    University of Western Australia, PhD in Food History

Publications

  • 2019
    Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia. Oxford & New York: Routledge,
  • 2019
    Urban Food Culture: Sydney, Shanghai and Singapore in the Twentieth Century. New York: Palgrave MacMillan,
  • 2011
    Food Culture in Colonial Asia: A Taste of Empire. London: Routledge,