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

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

Rebecca Puhl, Ph.D.

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies · University of Connecticut

Clinical psychology expert, specializing in the study of bullying and weight stigmatization

Weight Discrimination Weight Stigma Weight-based bullying

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

Trey Malone

Agricultural Economist · University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Trey Malone focuses on applying lessons from behavioral economics to increase agricultural productivity and efficiency.

Agribusiness Management Food Policy Consumer and Producer Decision Making Domestic Food Agriculture

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

Jennifer Jones, Ph.D.

Expert in environmental justice and education · Florida Gulf Coast University

Jennifer Jones studies the relationships between people and nature, including political ecology and biodiversity.

Conservation Citizen Science Environmental Education Global Food Policy Environmental Justice

Roger Thurow

Senior Fellow · The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Pulitzer prize finalist with a wealth of experience writing about global food issues, hunger, poverty and international affairs

Africa Food Policy Agriculture Poverty Transmedia

Jeremy Everett, B.A., MDiv.

Senior Director of the Texas Hunger Initiative · Baylor University

The founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), a capacity-building, anti-hunger project within Baylor University

Poverty Hunger Policy National Hunger Issues Texas Hunger Initiative Food Insecurity

Surupa Gupta

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Gupta is an expert on Indian politics and economics, international political economy, gender and development, and South Asian politics.

Indian Politics and Economics International Political Economy Politics of Economic Development South Asian Politics Global Economic Governance

Gina Jarman Hill

Department Chair, Nutritional Sciences · Texas Christian University

Dr. Hill's interests include food security, sustainability, urban agriculture and community nutrition education.

Urban Agriculture Food Waste Hunger Food Security Sustainability