Journal Editorial Board

The JAFSCD Editorial Board (JEB) is composed of scholars and practitioners throughout North America and the world. Members of the JEB provide timely input on calls for papers, editorial policy, and general journal reviewing and publishing practices.

To inquire about joining the JEB, contact editor-in-chief Duncan Hilchey.


Ms. Julia FreedgoodAmerican Farmland TrustDirector, Farms for a New Generation
Dr. Ricardo SalvadorUnion of Concerned ScientistsDirector, Food & Environment Program
Dr. Oran HestermanFair Food NetworkPresident and CEO
National Partner 

Dr. Leslie HossfeldClemson UniversityDean, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
Dr. Philip McNabJohns Hopkins UniversityCenter for a Livable Future
Dr. Jane KolodinskyUniversity of VermontDirector, of the Center for Rural Studies
Dr. Alice AmmermanUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel HillDirector, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Dr. Kent MullinixKwantlen Polytechnic UniversityDirector, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems
Dr. Dara BloomNorth Carolina State UniversityAssistant Director, Community Based Food Systems

Dr. Lindsey LunsfordTuskegee InstituteCarver Integrative Sustainability Center 
Dr. Alicia PowersAuburn UniversityManaging Director for the Hunger Solutions Institute

Ms. Rachael MillerAlaska Pacific UniversityCo-founder, Food Research, Enterprise & Sustainability Hub (FRESH)

Dr. Laurel BellanteUniversity of Arizona Center for Regional Food Studies

Dr. Jim WorstellDelta Enterprise NetworkCoordinator at Resilience Project
British Columbia

Ms. Naomi RobertKwantlen Polytechnic UniversityThe Institute for Sustainable Food Systems
California & Colombia

Ms. Natalia Pinzón JiménezUniversity of California, DavisFood Systems and Sustainability Lab

Dr. Jody BeckUniversity of Colorado DenverAssociate Dean, Dept. of Landscape Architecture
Dr. Joshua SbiccaColorado State UniversityAssociate Professor, Department of Sociology
Dr. Libby ChristensenColorado State UniversityAgent, Routt County Cooperative Extension (food systems)

Dr. Kristen CookseyUniversity of ConnecticutAssistant professor, UConn Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Catherine CampbellUniversity of FloridaAssistant Professor, Community Food Systems
Dr. Sarah  CramerStetson UniversitySustainable Food Systems

Dr. Philippe JeanneauxVetAgro SupProfessor, Rural Economics

Dr. Jennifer Jo ThompsonUniversity of GeorgiaDirector, Sustainable Food Systems Initiative
Ms. Joan WilsonEmory University Assistant Director, Urban Health Initiative

Dr. Mapuana C. K. AntonioUniversity of Hawai'iAssistant Professor, Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health
Hopi Tribe

Dr. Michael Kotutwa JohnsonNative American Agriculture FundHopi Tribe in Northern Arizona

Dr. Vanessa FryBoise State UniversityInterim Director, Idaho Policy Institute

Dr. Bobby Smith IIUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignAssistant Professor, African American Studies

Dr. James FarmerIndiana UniversityAssociate Professor, Sustainable Food Systems Science initiative

Dr. Laura WitzlingIowa State University Assistant Professor, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Dr. Gil GillespieHarris Homestead, Inc.Advisor, Thomas A. Lyson Center for Civic Ag. And Food Systems

Dr. Steven Robert McGreevyKyoto UniversityAssociate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Dr. Joseph BrewerUniversity of KansasAssociate Professor, Director, Indigenous Studies Program
Ms. Miranda B. KlugesherzKansas Alliance for WellnessDirector, Kansas Alliance for Wellness

Dr. Keiko TanakaUniversity of KentuckyProfessor, Rural Sociology
Dr. Krista JacobsenUniversity of KentuckyFaculty Chair, The Food Connection

Dr. Rami ZuraykAmerican University of BeirutProfessor, Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management

Dr. Denise HolstonLouisiana State UniversityAssistant Professor, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Dr. Dawn Mellion-PatinSouthern UniversityVice-Chancellor (retired), Cooperative Extension 

Dr. Fally Masambuka-KanchewaUniversity of GeorgiaPostdoc, Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communications

Dr. Shirley ThompsonUniversity of ManitobaProfessor, Natural Res. Inst. WISE & Mino Bimaadiziwin Partnership

Dr. Jill FitzsimmonsUniversity of MassachusettsAssistant Research Professor, Dept of Resource Economics

Dr. Lesli HoeyUniversity of MichiganAssociate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning
Dr. Phil WarsawMichigan State UniversityAssistant Professor, Department of Community Sustainability
Dr. Kami PothukuchiWayne State UniversityProfessor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Ms. Tanya KerssenReal Food MediaCo-Director, Real Food Media

Dr. Cassandra HawkinsMississippi Valley State UniversityAssistant Professor, Public Administration/Rural Public Policy

Dr. Selena AhmedMontana State UniversityAssociate Professor, Sustainable Food Systems

Dr. Mary WillisUniversity of Nebraska–LincolnProfessor, Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences
New England

Dr. Jacob ParkCastleton University Associate Professor, College of Business
New Hampshire

Ms. Lisa FernandesUniversity of New Hampshire Communication Director for Food Solutions New England
Dr. Analena BruceUniversity of New Hampshire Assistant Professor, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems
New Jersey 

Ms. Laura ZaksNortheast Farm AccessDirector of Development
New Mexico

Mr. Mark WinneIndependentSpeaker, trainer, author, consultant
New York

Dr. Nevin CohenCity University of New YorkResearch Director, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
Dr. Phil McMichaelCornell UniversityProfessor, Global Development
Dr. Jennifer WilkinsCornell University and Syracuse University

Cornell University, Courtesy, Division of Nutritional Sciences; Syracuse University, Falk College, Emeritus Professor of Practice

New Zealand

Dr. Sean ConnellyUniversity of OtagoSenior Lecturer, School of Geography
North Carolina

Dr. Kathleen LiangNorth Carolina A&TDirector of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems
Nova Scotia

Dr. Kathleen KevanyDalhousie UniversityAssociate Professor, Department of Business & Social Sciences
Dr. Keith WilliamsFirst Nations Technical InstituteDirector of Research and Social Innovation

Dr. Kareem UsherOhio State UniversityAssistant Professor, City and Regional Planning
Dr. Jill ClarkOhio State UniversityAssociate Professor, John Glenn College of Public Affairs

Dr. Allison Blay-PalmerWilfrid Laurier UniversityDirector, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
Dr. Jennifer MarshmanWilfrid Laurier UniversityPhD candidate, Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
Dr. Philip LoringUniversity of GuelphAssociate Professor and Arrell Chair in Food, Policy, and Society

Dr. Madeleine PullmanPortland State University School of BusinessProfessor, School of Business
Dr. Colin AndersonUniversity of VermontAgroecology & Livelihoods Collaborative

Dr. Alice JulierChatham UniversityDirector Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation
Dr. Stephan GoetzPennsylvania State UniversityNortheast Regional Center for Rural Development

Dr. Kirsteen ShieldsUniversity of EdinburghLecturer in International Law and Food Security
South Carolina

Dr. David LamieClemson UniversityProfessor, Agribusiness and Rural Development

Ms. Sue BeckwithTexas Center for Local FoodExecutive Director, Texas Center for Local Food

Dr. Daniel TobinUniversity of VermontAssistant Professor, Dept. of Community Dev and Applied Econ.
Dr. Molly AndersonMiddlebury UniversityProfessor, Food Studies Program

Dr. Kim NiewolnyVirginia TechAssociate Professor Community Education and Development

Dr. Marcia OstromWashington State UniversityCenter for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources 
West Virginia

Ms. Spencer MossWest Virginia Food and Farm CoalitionExecutive Director

Dr. Mrill IngramUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonResearch Scientist, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Dr. Rachael BudowleUniversity of WyomingAssistant Professor, Community Resilience and Sustainability 
Dr. Christine PorterUniversity of WyomingAssociate Professor, Community and Public Health

Cover of JAFSCD fall 2011 issue, "Planners Coming to the Table" (vol. 2, issue 1)
On the cover of the fall 2011 issue that focused on "Planners Coming to the Table," we featured photos of pioneers in food systems planning.