Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RDN, LD is a writer, speaker and consultant with areas of expertise in community-based participatory research, community food security, environmental nutrition, population based approaches to nutrition and health, and sustainable food systems. She serves as a column editor for the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition (JHEN), and is a member of the JHEN Editorial Review Board. She has received numerous awards including a National Cancer Institute Post-doctoral Fellowship. Dr. McCullum-Gomez completed a PhD in Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University with minors in Public Affairs and Program Evaluation. She received M.S. and B.S. degrees from The Pennsylvania State University.