The Ellie Block and Family Career Services Center at the Friedman School is committed to helping our students and graduates leverage their outstanding experiential education to find impactful and fulfilling careers. Our career coaches leverage their many years of experience, career development training and practice, and industry and employer insights, to assist students and alumni.
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
Dr. James Tillotson passed away in 2023. We thank him for his years of dedication and service to the Friedman School. Dr. Tillotson was a professor of food policy and international business at the Friedman School. His research interests were the global food supply chain and the economic, technological, political and social factors influencing its development and functioning. Dr. Tillotson was researching for a book outlining the events and people that formed the American food industry. His past research included 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