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Dr. Meredith Niles

Meredith is a multidisciplinary scientist working in socio-ecological and 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.  

New Publication: Linking Household and Community Social Capital to Smallholder Food Security
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
March 2021
New Publication: Impact of transnational land acquisitions on local food security and diet diversity
Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences
January 2021