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Helen H. Jensen

Food and Nutrition Policy

Professor of Economics

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Helen H. Jensen
Iowa State University
578E Heady Hall
518 Farmhouse Lane
Ames, IA 50011-1054
515-294-6253
hhjensen@iastate.edu
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Helen H. Jensen is professor of economics and head of CARD's Food and Nutrition Policy Division. Her current research focuses on food programs and policies, including food safety. Jensen's major areas of research are food demand analysis, food assistance and nutrition policies, issues related to food security, and the economics of food safety and food hazard control options. She joined the faculty at Iowa State in 1985. She holds a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin.