People

Kathryn J. Fiorella, Assistant Professor, Public and Ecosystem Health,

Food Systems and Health Concentration of the Masters in Public Health

Faculty Fellow, Cornell Atkinson Center

Center for Health Equity, Cornell University

Contact: kfiorella@cornell.edu   

Google Scholar @katiefiorella

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Postdocs and Research Staff

Elizabeth Bageant, Research Support Specialist

Field: climate change impacts and human responses, human wellbeing, human behavior, poverty, inequality, food systems, food security

Contact: erb32@cornell.edu

Sebastian Heilpern, Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

Website: https://sebheilpern.weebly.com/

Fields: biodiversity, ecosystem functions and services, food systems, trait-based modelling

Contact: s.heilpern@cornell.edu

Kathleen Epstein, Atkinson Postdoctoral Fellow

Fields: land and wildlife management, resource use and access, well-being, environmental governance

Contact: kathleen.epstein@cornell.edu

Kira Lancker, Visiting Scholar at Cornell University

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research, University of Leipzig

Website: https://www.idiv.de/en/profile/993.html

Fields: resource economics, food security, fisheries, economic value of biodiversity, energy economics

Contact: kl663@cornell.edu

Graduate Students

Jeanne Coffin-Schmitt, PhD Student, Natural Resources

Fields: social-ecological systems, community-based research and policy, public health through planetary health and/or one health, mixed methods, spatial analysis, and participatory methods

Contact: jlc558@cornell.edu

Nicole Tu-Muang, PhD Student, Natural Resources

Fields: socio-ecological systems, human migration, freshwater fisheries, fish consumption and health, environmental justice

Contact: ntt22@cornell.edu

Horace Owiti Onyango, PhD Student, Natural Resources

Fields: socioeconomics, human dimensions of natural resources, valuation of ecosystem goods and services, food systems, food and nutritional security, community development

https://kmfri.co.ke/index.php/component/comprofiler/userprofile/howiti

Contact: hoo6@cornell.edu

San Htoi Lun Labya, MSc Student, Natural Resources

Fields: Conservation and social research, ethnic conflict, Burma (Myanmar), mammals, protected areas

Contact: sl2469@cornell.edu

MPH and MPS Students

Adele Hancock, MPS Student, Natural Resources

Fields: sustainable systems, marine conservation, environmental conservation, planetary health

Contact: arh248@cornell.edu

Research Group Alumni

Harriet E.T. Okronipa

Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University

Cornell Postdoctoral Associate

Fields: Epidemiology, food preferences, global nutrition and health, infant and child feeding, maternal and child nutrition

Contact: ho229@cornell.edu 

Ranaivo A. Rasolofoson

Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University

Cornell Postdoctoral Associate

Fields: Conservation, community forest management, environmental economics, impact evaluation, planetary health, protected areas

Contact: ranaivo.rasolofoson@cornell.edu

Aly Trombitas

Nutrition Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell MPH Student

Fields: Food Systems and Health

Contact: art228@cornell.edu

Research Group, Spring 2021