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Dr. Meredith Niles

Meredith is a multidisciplinary scientist working in socio-ecological food systems.  Currently she is an Associate Professor in food systems and policy at the University of Vermont (UVM) in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Meredith also serves as the Associate Director of the UVM USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Food Systems Research Center at UVM.


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: Global Relationships Between Crop Diversity and Nutritional Stability

Nature Communications

September 2021
New Publication: The Food Bank and Food Pantries Help Food Insecure Participants Maintain Fruit and Vegetable Intake During COVID-19.

Frontiers in Nutrition

August 2021