The Friedman School pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community, Tufts School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, International Business, Fletcher School
James Tillotson is a professor of food policy and international business at the Friedman School. His research interests are the global food supply chain and the economic, technological, political and social factors influencing its development and functioning. Tillotson is currently researching for a book outlining the events and people that formed the American food industry. His past research includes industrial research and management in the food and chemical industries, specifically in the area of product development.
M.B.A., 1969, University of Delaware
Ph.D., 1964, Food Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology