Neal Fortin

Director of the Institute for Food Laws & Regulations · Michigan State University

An expert in food laws and regulation in the United States and International food laws.

Food Regulation Foods Laws

Elaine Power

Associate Professor · School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Queen's University

Teaches social determinants of health. Researches food insecurity. Advocates for basic income. Dreams of the day when food banks can close.

food insecurity food banks feeding the family family food practices Social Determinants of Health

Kali Kniel

Professor, Microbial Food Safety · University of Delaware

Prof. Kniel’s laboratory explores issues of food safety and public health that involve transmission of viruses and pathogenic bacteria.

Food Systems Pathogenic Bacteria Food Safety Public Health Microorganisms

Wayne Roberts

principal · Will Work for Food Policy

engaging speaker; expert on food issues ; connects local food, jobs, health and environment

Local Food Production Sustainable Food Green Jobs Food Charters Community Organizing & Development

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Allison Karpyn

Associate Professor, Education; Senior Associate Director, Center for Research in Education and Social Policy · University of Delaware

Prof. Karpyn can speak to topics such as obesity, food policy and community nutrition.

Farmer’s Markets Supermarket Access Obesity Food Insecurity Public Health

Kyle Davis

Assistant Professor, Geography and Spacial Sciences · University of Delaware

Prof. Davis' work focuses on food systems, water sustainability, and global environmental change.

Human Migration Nutrition Global Environmental Change Food Systems Sustainability

David Julian McClements

Distinguished Professor of Food Science · University of Massachusetts Amherst

D. Julian McClements is the most highly cited food scientist in the world, known for his leading research on plant-based food.

Plant-based Food Food Science Food Nanotechnology Food Architecture

Keith Schneider

Professor · University of Florida

Keith Schneider’s research focuses on food safety and understanding foodborne illnesses.

Food Safety Foodborne Illnesses

Kathryn Bender

Assistant Professor of Economics · University of Delaware

Research focuses on the economic pedagogy as well as the economics of food waste, experimental economics and consumer behavior.

Food Marketing and Policy Economic Pedagogy Taylor Swift Data Visualization Data Analysis

Jane Rabinowicz

Executive Director / Directrice générale · USC Canada

NGO leader with expertise in seed, agroecology and nonprofit management / Leader d'ONG avec expertise en semences, agroécologie, et gestion.

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Semenciers Sécurité alimentaire Souveraineté alimentaire Circuits courts de commercialisation agricole

Linda Bartoshuk

Professor · University of Florida

Linda Bartoshuk studies sensory perception of foods, including taste, olfaction and irritation/pain.

Food Science & Human Nutrition Sensory Perception of Food

Marsha Cohen

The Honorable Raymond L. Sullivan Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: cohenm@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4676 / 388-200

Food and Drug Law Pharmacy Law (California and Federal) Tort Law

Bruce McAdams

Professor · Centre for Business and Social Entrepreneurship

McAdams joined the faculty in January of 2009 after more than twenty years leadership experience in the Ontario hospitality industry

Operations & Training Operations Analysis Sustainability in the Foodservice Industry

Liliane Binego

Researcher in Stabilisation Agriculture · Coventry University

Liliane Binego's research work involves responding and building resilient food productions systems in fragile environments.

Sustainable living Adaptive Management of Biotic Stressors Pre and Post Disaster Response Food Security Fragile Environments

Heangjin Park

Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Nationalism Globalization Logistics Transnational Mobility Commodity Supply Chains

Beth Vallen, PhD

Professor of Marketing and Business Law | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Beth Vallen, PhD, is an expert on consumer behavior, with a focus on health-related decision making

Food Marketing Consumer Goals/Motivation Consumer Behavior Health-related Decision Making Business

Dr Nazanin Zand

Associate Professor of Food and Science Nutrition · University of Greenwich

She researches - and advises industrial partners - on issues of nutrition, food content and food production.

Catering Baby Food Healthy Eating Special Diets Food

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Director, Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy (Principal Investigator); Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Dr. Schwartz specializes in school wellness and nutrition programs, and food insecurity.

Nutrition in Food Programs Food Insecurity Nutrition School Food Options