Examining Disparities in Food Access and Enhancing Food Security in Underserved Populations - Phase 2 (2015)
Project Location :
Michigan. This project can include other states depending on student interest.
Summary of Project Idea:
This Master's Project is the second phase of work and one component of the larger MELDI "Examining Disparities" project, which aims to "promote strategies for enhancing food security of underserved populations in the state (of Michigan) - through "research, education and extension activities." Michigan was identified as a state from which larger lessons on global food security issues could be drawn.
SEAS Program Areas:
Conservation Ecology (Aquatic Sciences, Terrestrial Ecosystems, and Conservation Biology)
Behavior, Education, and Communication
Member of a SNRE/Erb advisory committee
Master Students Involved in Project:
- Justin Burdine, MS Conservation Ecology
- Beatriz Canas, MS Behavior, Education and Communication
- Kristine Schantz, MBA/MS Sustainable Systems
Primary Contact - SNRE faculty member, Professor Dorceta E. Taylor