Kate Schneider is a researcher in food policy, food systems, nutrition, equity and ethics as part of the Global Food Policy and Ethics program at Johns Hopkins University, led by Dr. Jessica Fanzo. She recently completed a PhD in Food Policy and Applied nutrition at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. She focuses on food policy and economics related to poverty, nutrition, and welfare outcomes.
Schneider’s dissertation is entitled “Household consumption, individual requirements, and the affordability of nutrient adequacy – An application to Malawi.”
Prior to earning a PhD, she spent five years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a program officer in agricultural development. Her work there involved a wide range of issues including gender, food systems, nutrition, environment, data, policy research, evaluation, and measurement.