Helen H. Jensen  ·  Faculty Fellow

Helen H. Jensen is a retired professor of economics and former head of CARD’s Food and Nutrition Policy Division. Her 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 and retired in 2018. She holds a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin.