Molly Anderson
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Molly Anderson has focused her career on food systems, studying science and policy from the perspectives of farmers, consumers, and citizen activists. She is especially interested in effective multi-stakeholder collaborations for sustainability, food security, food politics, food rights, food sovereignty and sustainability metrics. She currently holds the Partridge Chair in Food & Sustainable Agriculture Systems at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Before coming to College of the Atlantic, Anderson consulted for domestic and international organizations on social justice, ecological integrity, strategic planning, and food system metrics. She held positions at Oxfam America and Tufts University, where she was the founding director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment Graduate Degree Program in the School of Nutrition Science & Policy. She served as a Coordinating Lead Author on the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development. Anderson earned a Ph.D. in Systems Ecology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (with emphases in agroecology and anthropology), and a M.S. in Range Science, B.S. in Range Ecology, and a Certificate in Latin American Studies from Colorado State University.