Rebecca Boehm
Doctoral Candidate

I am a PhD Candidate in the Agriculture Food and Environment Program (AFE) at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. I completed my M.S. in Nutrition in the AFE program with a specialization in economics in May 2012.

I received my B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Princeton University in 2005.  My training in ecology and environmental science is an important foundation for my interest in environmental issues related to nutrition and agriculture. My passion is economics and how to use economic thinking to solve complex problems throughout the food system. I also enjoy teaching students economics and statistics.


  • Ph.D. Nutrition Science, Agriculture, Food, and Environment program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, expected August 2016
  • M.S. Nutrition Science, Economics specialization, Agriculture, Food, and Environment program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
  • B.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, minor in Spanish Languages and Cultures, Princeton University

Research Activities

Food and agricultural economics; nutrition and agriculture policy; nutrition, climate
change and environmental impacts of food systems; economic input-output life cycle modeling; applied statistics and econometrics; economic valuation and discrete choice modeling.

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