Jessica Fanzo
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Jessica Fanzo, PhD is the Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food and Agriculture Policy and Ethics at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University. She also serves as the Director of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program at Hopkins, and the Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Jessica served as an Assistant Professor of Nutrition in the Institute of Human Nutrition and Department of Pediatrics and as the Senior Advisor of Nutrition Policy at the Center on Globalization and Sustainable Development within the Earth Institute at Columbia University. Prior to coming to academia, Jessica held positions in the United Nations World Food Programme and Bioversity International, both in Rome Italy. Prior to her time in Rome, she was the Senior Nutrition Advisor to the Millennium Development Goal Centre at the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya. Her area of expertise is on the linkages between agriculture, nutrition, health and the environment in the context of sustainable and equitable diets and livelihoods. She was the first laureate of the Carasso Foundation’s Sustainable Diets Prize in 2012 for her work on sustainable food and diets for long-term human health. Jessica has a PhD in nutrition from the University of Arizona.