Candice Lee Goucher is Professor of History and Co-Director of the Collective for Social and Environmental Justice at Washington State University, United States, whre she specialises in world history, African history, Caribbean history and the history of food. Her previous post was as Chair of the Black Studies department at Portland State University, Oregon.
Goucher has a master's degree in Art history and archeology from Columbia University and a Ph.D. (1984) in African history from the University of California, Los Angeles.
She was one of two lead scholars involved in a 26-part video and online course Bridging World History.
Her 2014 book Congotay! Congotay! A Global History of Caribbean Food (Routledge, 2014, ISBN ) won the Gourmand Award for "Best Book on Caribbean Food (National Category)" for 2016.
She is on the editorial board of the seven-volume Cambridge World History, and co-edited its volume 2: A World with Agriculture, 12,000 BCE–500 CE (2015, ISBN 9780521192187) with Graeme Barker.