History Alumnus Featured in Public Radio Story

history  Marist History alumnus Ben Davison '10 was recently a featured
  guest on "BackStory with the American History Guys," a public
  radio program funded by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.
  Ben is a doctoral candidate in the Corcoran Department of History
  at the University of Virginia. His dissertation project, entitled Farm
  to Table: The Supermarket Industry and the Transformation of
  American Agriculture, 1920-1987
, explores American cultural and
  political history using food as a focal point.

  In his portion of the interview, which starts at 51:20 in the segment,
  Ben helps his interviewer sort through multiple explanations for the
  invention of Thousand Island salad dressing and connects this
  development to the history of tourism in New York State.