Research and Professional Interests
Roni Neff, PhD MS, directs the Food System Sustainability Program at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. She is an Assistant Scientist in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Environmental Health Sciences, with a joint appointment in Healthy Policy and Management. Much of her current research focuses on food waste; other interests include urban food system resilience, food system workers, climate change, and environmental communication. Roni has worked in public health and in food systems research, policy, and practice throughout her career, and has played a significant role in advancing the public health voice in food and agriculture policy. She edited the textbook, Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment and Equity. She received her PhD from JHSPH, MS from the Harvard School of Public Health, and AB from Brown University.
Water and Agriculture
Roni Neff, food waste, urban food system resilience, Center for a Livable Future