The Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina
's Janet Colm Award for Transformative Leadership has named among its inaugural recipients Susan Levine
, LAS associate professor of history and director of the Institute for the Humanities.
Levine served as President of Planned Parenthood Orange County’s Board of Directors, when they took the transformational step to expand services into Durham County. Levine’s research and teaching focus on gender, social movements, and food policy in the United States. Most recently, she has been exploring the history of international food aid including the rise of state-based aid and development policies, the expansion of the voluntary (NGO) aid organizations, and the ties between the two.