Faculty - Linda Berlin
Linda Berlin, PhD, Extension Assistant Professor, Director-UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
- PhD, Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 2006
- MS, Community Nutrition, Cornell University, 1990
- BA, Agriculture and Human Health, The Evergreen State College, 1983
- Dr. Berlin's C.V.
- Society for Nutrition Education: Food and Nutrition Extension Educators
Area of expertise
Working across disciplines to better understand food system concerns
Office Location: 252 MLS Carrigan Wing
Office Hours: by appointment
IntroductionLinda Berlin stretches Vermonters` thinking to consider the range of factors, from personal preference to food availability and cost, that influence our every day food choices.
Professional interests:Linda Berlin`s primary interest involves working across disciplines to better understand food system concerns and to identify approaches that have the potential to achieve multiple objectives related to consumers` needs and interests, the environment, and sustainable agriculture. Her PhD dissertation research involved interviewing consumers about their attitudes and perceptions regarding organic food.
NFS 295: Hunger and Food Insecurity: From Burlington to Belize
Berlin, L., K. Norris, J. Kolodinsky, A. Nelson. 2013. The Role of Social Cognitive Theory in Farm-to-School-Related Activities: Implications for Child Nutrition. Journal of School Health. 83(8):589-595.
Conner, D., F. Becot, D. Hoffer, E. Kahler, S. Sawyer, L. Berlin. 2013. "Measuring current consumption of locally grown foods in Vermont: Methods for baselines and targets," Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development.
Berlin, L., R. Schattman, J. Hamilton. 2012. Working Towards the Common Table: The Policy and Program Implications of Vermont’s Unified Approach to Social Justice, Food Insecurity and Local Food. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 7(4): 426-435
Roche, E., D. Conner, J. Kolodinsky, E. Buckwalter, L. Berlin, A. Powers. 2012. Social Cognitive Theory as a framework for considering farm to school programming. Childhood Obesity. 8(4):322-328
Pintauro, S.J., S. Regimbald, S. Burczy, A. Nickerson, P.Buzzell, L.Berlin. 2011. Evaluation of a Nutrition and Health Educational Online Computer Program for Older Adults. Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences. 1:117
Berlin, L., R. Schattman, J. Hamilton. 2011. Working towards the Common Table: How Vermont Addresses Social Justice and Food Access with Local Food and Why it Matters. Opportunities for Agriculture Working Paper Series 2(5). Food Systems Research Collaborative at the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies.
Kolodinsky, J., J.R. Harvey-Berino, L. Berlin, R. Johnson, T.W. Williams. 2007. Knowledge of Current Dietary Guidelines and Food Choice by College Students: Better Eaters Have Higher Knowledge of Dietary Guidance. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107(8):1409-1413.
- Jean R. Harvey, Chair
- Catherine W. Donnelly
- Mingruo Guo
- Rachel K. Johnson
- Paul S. Kindstedt
- Meredith T. Niles
- Stephen J. Pintauro
- Lizzy F. Pope
- Amy B. Trubek