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David S. Shields

Expert / Columbia, SC
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David S. Shields
Photo by Andrew Cebulka

Title: Food Historian/Scholar
Location: Columbia, SC
Establishment: University of South Carolina

Why he's a big deal: He's Chairman of the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation and has written a history of the creation and revival of Lowcountry Food titled Making the South Edible. He is a distinguished McClintock Professor of Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina.

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