Johns Hopkins University - School of Advanced International Studies and the Bloomberg School of Public Health
United States of America
Jessica Fanzo, PhD is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Global Food Policy and Ethics at Johns Hopkins University. She holds appointments in the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Berman Institute of Bioethics and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Professor Fanzo also serves as the Director of Hopkins’ Global Food Policy and Ethics Program, and as Director of Food & Nutrition Security at Hopkins’ Alliance for a Healthier World. From 2021 to 2022, she was the Vice Dean of Faculty Affairs at SAIS.
Professor Fanzo served as the Editor-in-Chief for the Global Food Security Journal and Associate Editor for the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. From 2017 to 2022, she has been a part of various collective endeavors including Food Systems Economic Commission, the Cornell Atkinson Center’s Socio-Technical Innovation Bundles for Agri-Food Systems Transformation report, the Global Panel of Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition Foresight 2.0 report, the Lancet Commission on Anaemia, and the EAT-Lancet Commissions 1 and now 2. She was also the Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report and Team Leader for the UN High-Level Panel of Experts on Food Systems and Nutrition. The main thrust of Professor Fanzo’s research is on sustainable food systems and their impacts on healthy and equitable diets in resource constrained contexts. She currently leads on the development of the Food Systems Dashboard and the Food Systems Countdown to 2030 Initiative, in collaboration with GAIN.