Margaret McCabe is a UNHSI Faculty Fellow in Food & Society (FAS). In this role, she provides leadership to engage the University community in efforts to advance sustainable
agriculture, food choices, nutrition, and economic and social well-being on
campus and beyond. Specifically, she:
- Serves as chairperson for the Sustainable Food
System Task Force.
- Participates in meetings and activities of Food Solutions New England to advance state and region priorities.
- Participates in the UNHSI Collaborative Council
to help guide the direction of FAS and the UNHSI as a whole.
- Represents UNH by attending and participate in
regional food security and sustainability meetings as appropriate, including the NH Food Advisory Council.
- Assists with the development of curriculum
related to the forthcoming undergraduate Sustainability Dual Major.
Dr. McCabe is a Professor of Law and Director of Accreditation and Academic Integration at the UNH Law School. Her primary teaching focus is to provide students with the analytical and writing skills essential to successful practice. To accomplish this goal, she engages students in critical thinking about how law affects society, and in particular, food systems and economic policy. In her courses on legal writing, agriculture and food law, and administrative procedure, she uses challenging public interest issues to teach effective practice skills. Her current work-in-progress analyzes the relationship between federalism and American food system reform. Professor McCabe has practiced law in New Hampshire for 15 years and taught law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law for 10 years. She is a member of both the New Hampshire and the Maine Bar.