Dr. Carolyn Dimitri Associate Professor of Food Studies, New York University
Carolyn Dimitri is an applied economist deeply interested in addressing the social problems of the food system, which arise from the highly efficient, market-based process that transforms agricultural commodities into the food we eat. She is currently an Associate Professor of Food Studies at New York University, and has a research and teaching portfolio that spans a variety of topics related to the food system. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Dr. Dimitri worked as a research economist at the Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture, where she was immersed in researching organic food systems and farm policy. Dr. Dimitri earned a PhD in Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a BA in Economics from SUNY Buffalo.