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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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The new Dietary Guidelines are broad and respectful of diverse views
The federal government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 were released this morning. This official publication of the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services will offend nobody. Certainly, any student of food policy can appreciate why...
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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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A bi-partisan agreement on school meals policy
Alan Bjerga and Erik Wasson at Bloomberg  yesterday report that a bi-partisan agreement in the Senate Agriculture Committee this week preserves key parts of the First Lady's school nutrition goals, while still allowing all sides to claim victory. After half...
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What would it look like if Republicans and Democrats worked together to reduce U.S. hunger?
What would federal policy look like if Republicans and Democrats worked together to reduce U.S. hunger? It would probably look like this new report  released yesterday by the bipartisan National Commission on Hunger. Key features of a bipartisan approach: T...
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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.
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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