Jeanne Coffin-Schmitt is a graduate student in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University. She has a background in biology, community-based development, epidemiology, and advocacy and is interested in the trade-off of benefits and risks that people encounter when they are using natural resources. Her research interests span mixed methods involving participatory data collection and action, social-ecological interactions over small and large scales, One Health and planetary health, applied ecology, applied public health, and policy impacts on community development issues.
Kathryn J. Fiorella is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences and the Master of Public Health program at Cornell University. Her research examines the feedbacks between environmental change and food systems, and particularly considers outcomes for livelihoods, food security, and nutrition.