Dr. Frederick Douglass Opie is a historian, food writer, speaker, show host, contributor on several shows, and a trainer. Opie played lacrosse at Syracuse University and on the US National Team in Perth, Australia. He has served on the Board of Directors of US Lacrosse and he is a member the Metro Lacrosse Board of Directors
“Soul Food Junkie” (PBS Independent Lens)
"Appettite City" (NYC Media)
"101 Fast Foods That Changed the World”(The History Channel)
"Soul Food" (Basic Black )
American Public Media
Zora Neale Hurston on Florida Food: Recipes, Remedies and Simple Pleasures (2015).
Upsetting the Apple Cart: Black and Latino Coalitions in New York From Protest to Public Office (2014)
Black Labor in Caribbean Guatemala (2009)
Soul Food From Africa to America (2008).
“Influence, Sources, and African Diaspora Foodways,” in Teaching Food History, editors Ken Albala, Joyce Chaplin, and Paul Freedman (2014)
“Alcohol and Lowdown Culture in Caribbean Guatemala and Honduras, 1898–1920,” in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol: Guatemala and Aguardiente, Editor David Carey (2012)
“Molasses-Colored Glasses: WPA and Sundry Sources on Molasses and Southern Foodways,” in Cornbread Nation 4: The Best of Southern Food Writing (2008)
"Earthenware: A History of Table Traditions and Related Recipes," Annual Meeting of the Ceramics Education Council of the American Ceramic Society (NCECA), (2015)
"Black and Latino Coalitions from the 1960s to Today," Boston University (2014)
"The Role of Food in the Race to the White House," University of Maryland (2012)