UVM Food Systems Faculty are diverse in their disciplinary backgrounds, areas of research, and forms of scholarship. 

If you would like to be affiliated with our program, please contact Serena Parnau for more information. Faculty resources, including program forms and policies can be found on the Food Systems Sharepoint site.

Faculty Director
Name/Bio link Appointment/Department

Amy Trubek, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Associate Professor, Nutrition and Food Sciences and Instructor of FS 345 - Food Systems, Society & Policy


Program Coordinator

Serena Parnau

Food Systems Graduate Program/Graduate College

 


Affiliated Faculty

John Barlow, DVM, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Assistant Professor, Animal Science

Robert Bartlett, PhD, MPA

Chair & Professor, Political Science and Gund Chair of the Liberal Arts

Linda Berlin, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Food Sciences and Director, UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Farryl Bertmann, PhD, RD, CD

Lecturer, Nutrition & Food Sciences

Lynn Blevins, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Master of Public Health

Pablo Bose, PhD

Associate Professor, Geography

Mark Budolfson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Instructor of FS 355 - Ethics & the Food System

Yolanda Chen, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Associate Professor, Plant & Soil Science

Aimee Classen, PhD

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies and Interim Director, Natural Resources Program

David Conner, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Associate Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics and Instructor of FS 321 - Economics of Sustainable Food Systems

Rocki Lee DeWitt, PhD

Professor, School of Business Administration

Tyler Doggett, PhD

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Catherine Donnelly, PhD

Professor, Nutrition & Food Sciences

Joshua Farley, PhD

Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics and Environmental Studies

Bernice Garnett, S.c.D

Assistant Professor, Education and Social Services

John Gennari, PhD

Associate Professor, English

Sabrina Greenwood, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Assistant Professor, Animal Science

Jean Harvey, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Chair & Professor, Nutrition & Food Science

Sarah Heiss, PhD

Assistant Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics and Instructor of FS 335 - Qualitative Research Methods

Stephanie Hurley, DDeS

Assistant Professor, Plant & Soil Science

Rachel Johnson, PhD, MPH, RD

Professor, Nutrition & Food Science

Paul Kindstedt, PhD

Professor, Nutrition & Food Science

Christopher Koliba, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics and Director of MPA Program

Jane Kolodinsky, MBA, PhD
Accpeting PhD students

Chair & Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics and Instructor of CDAE 351 - Quantitative Research Methods

Jana Kraft, PhD

Assistant Professor, Animal Science

Teresa Mares, PhD

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

Ernesto Mendez, PhD
Prospective PhD students check here

Associate Professor, Plant & Soil Science and Leader of Agroecology & Rural Livelihoods Group

Scott Merrill, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Plant & Soil Science

Cheryl Morse, PhD

Assistant Professor, Geography and Instructor of FS 350 - Food Systems Application Seminar

Deborah Neher, PhD

Chair & Professor, Plant & Soil Science

Meredith Niles, PhD
Accepting PhD students

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Food Science and Instructor of FS 340 - Food Systems, Science & Policy

Bob Parsons, PhD

Professor, Extension & Community Development & Applied Economics

Lizzy Pope, PhD, RD
Accepting PhD students

Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Food Sciences and Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics

Eric Bishop von Wettberg, PhD

Assistant Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences

Asim Zia, PhD

Associate Professor, Community Development & Applied Economics