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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Dr. Jocelyn Boiteau

Jocelyn Boiteau is a postdoctoral associate at TCI. She is interested in food systems and how they shape food environments and food security. Jocelyn is continuing the research on food loss and waste she began as a TCI scholar. Her current project explores food loss and waste across food groups and stages of structural transformation. Jocelyn earned her PhD in international nutrition in 2021. Her doctorate focused on developing metrics for measuring the food loss of perishable vegetables in value chains. Jocelyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University, completed a dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to become a registered dietitian, and briefly worked with a local NGO in Rajasthan on agriculture and nutrition activities. She also worked as the project administrator for the Food Aid Quality Review at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.