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Parke Wilde
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The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) and the Nation have an in-depth article by Bridget Huber this week on national food policy in Brazil, led by Carlos Monteiro and colleagues. Dietary guidelines in Brazil bluntly criticize highly processed fo...
The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) and the Nation have an in-depth article by Bridget Huber this week on national food policy in Brazil, led by Carlos Monteiro and colleagues. Dietary guidelines in Brazil blunt...
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Exercise, weight loss, and the food environment
A clear and effective video from Vox explains why exercise is not directly a cure for overweight. The video's message -- rightly -- is that we should pay close attention to food intake and the quality of the food environment. The video rightly notes that ph...
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A most innovative conference on Climate Change: Views from the Humanities
Today is the opening of a remarkable and nearly carbon-free conference organized by Ken Hiltner and colleagues at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The title is Climate Change: Views from the Humanities . From today until March 31, all of the tal...
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Jayson Lusk's new book: Unnaturally Delicious
Noted agricultural economist Jayson Lusk's new book is Unnaturally Delicious  (St. Martin's Press, 2016), a love letter to food and agricultural technology. I can see the potential appeal of the object of Lusk's praise in his many examples of new technologi...
Noted agricultural economist Jayson Lusk's new book is Unnaturally Delicious (St. Martin's Press, 2016), a love letter to food and agricultural technology. I can see the potential appeal of the object of Lusk's praise in his ...
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Debating the role of government and markets in food policy
Politico's Agenda today has a special issue on food policy. It prominently highlights the great work of my Friedman School colleagues Miriam Nelson and Christina Economos: Miriam Nelson got the call while she was rock climbing in Canada: It was the White Ho...
Politico's Agenda today has a special issue on food policy. It prominently highlights the great work of my Friedman School colleagues Miriam Nelson and Christina Economos: Miriam Nelson got the call while she was rock climbi...
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Mississippi supports more nutritious snacks in school
The Mississippi Department of Education on February 18 approved new "Smart Snack" standards for schools. According to a summary by the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the new policies address snacks provided through school...
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July 2016 update on the #flyingless initiative
The ‪#‎flyingless‬ campaign has been enjoying a flurry of activity since the last update. 1. See Joe Nevins' new interview, posted today on the flyingless.org website, with legal innovator Professor Mary Christina Wood. She contributed to the idea that natu...
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Tufts Research Day 2016: Global food security
The Tufts Research Day is an annual event highlighting inter-disciplinary work on a cross-cutting topic. The 2016 event, on April 25, was titled Research Day on Global Food Security: Crisis and Opportunity . The format was a series of short accessible "ligh...
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Checkoff program supporters seek to shield checkoff board members from freedom-of-information scrutiny
Here is a small example of Washington at its worst. The Capital Press reports this week that several agriculture commodity organizations have successfully lobbied members of Congress to include a provision in the House agricultural appropriations bill that ...
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Jayson Lusk's new book: Unnaturally Delicious
Noted agricultural economist Jayson Lusk's new book is Unnaturally Delicious  (St. Martin's Press, 2016), a love letter to food and agricultural technology. I can see the potential appeal of the object of Lusk's praise in his many examples of new technologi...
Noted agricultural economist Jayson Lusk's new book is Unnaturally Delicious (St. Martin's Press, 2016), a love letter to food and agricultural technology. I can see the potential appeal of the object of Lusk's praise in his ...
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Debating the role of government and markets in food policy
Politico's Agenda today has a special issue on food policy. It prominently highlights the great work of my Friedman School colleagues Miriam Nelson and Christina Economos: Miriam Nelson got the call while she was rock climbing in Canada: It was the White Ho...
Politico's Agenda today has a special issue on food policy. It prominently highlights the great work of my Friedman School colleagues Miriam Nelson and Christina Economos: Miriam Nelson got the call while she was rock climbi...
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Faculty searches at Tufts in (a) food industry marketing and management and (b) food policy implementation and evaluation
The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston is hiring at the associate professor and full professor level in (a) food industry marketing and management and (2) food policy implementation and evaluation , among other are...
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  • Friedman School, Tufts University
    Associate Professor, 2003 - present
  • USDA Economic Research Service
    1998 - 2003
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Food policy professor at Tufts.
Introduction
Teaches and writes about U.S. Food Policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
Education
  • Swarthmore College
    Political Science, 1986 - 1990
  • Cornell University
    Agricultural Economics, 1992 - 1998