|Degree||Ph.D, Applied Economics and Management|
|Areas of Interest||Economics of Development and Public Policy Analysis|
Joanna Upton is a Research Associate in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell. She focuses with her research and outreach on food security, food policy, and resilience in sub-Saharan Africa, and has a passion in particular for working on questions with policy-relevant applications. She works closely with a wide range of collaborators, including academics from diverse disciplines, CGIAR institutions, UN organizations, government agencies, think tanks, and non-profit organizations implementing programs in developing countries. Joanna also thrives on working with students and mentees, both in the classroom and in the field.
When not at work, Joanna most enjoys being in nature, growing and cooking food, building things, and spending time with friends and family around the world.
See her up-dated CV and more information on her personal website.