Dr. Meredith Niles

Meredith is a multidisciplinary scientist working in food systems.  Currently she is an assistant professor in food systems and policy at the University of Vermont in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. 


Meredith's research works at the intersection of food systems, health and the environment, with a particular focus on understanding people, behaviors and policy.  

Hiring a Post-doctorate​ in Cover Crop Networks and Farmer Behavior
Meredith is hiring a two-year post-doctorate to work in her lab on a USDA Sustainable Agricultural Systems grant looking at cover crop adoption, networks and farmer behavior. 
February 2020
New Article: Ready, willing, and able?  USDA field staff as climate advisors.
Journal of Soil and Water Conservation
December 2019


350 Carrigan Wing, 109 Carrigan Drive

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405

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