Rebecca Boehm, MS, PhD

University Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Connecticut Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy

Dr. Rebecca Boehm is an interdisciplinary applied economist, studying how diets can be enhanced to promote better nutrition, environmental and climate stability, and social equity. Her research has appeared in academic journals including Food Policy, Climate, the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, and in the media outlets such as the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and Vice Munchies. She is an active member of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and their Committee on Women in Agricultural Economics.  Dr. Boehm received her Master’s degree and doctorate from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and her Bachelor of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University. 

Twitter: @rebeccaboehmphd