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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

ORAL HISTORY

Shirley Corriher


A biochemist by profession, Atlanta native Shirley Corriher is the author of CookWise andBakewise. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and has spent her career in the broad field of food science.

Her expertise earned the attention of Nathalie Dupree. By the late 1970s, Corriher was teaching a class on science and cooking for Dupree. She has since taught and lectured throughout the world, and has also written a syndicated column in The Los Angeles Times as well as technical articles in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. She lives in Atlanta.

Date of interview:
2005-02-05 00:00

Interviewer:
Angie Mosier, SFA Member

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