Highlights from a Cognitive Interviewing Study with Latino/a Parents and Caregivers about Food Security

Cassandra Johnson

Open seminar with Assistant Professor Cassandra Maria Johnson, School of Family and Consumer Science, Texas State University.

Dr. Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Nutrition and Foods Program at Texas State University.

Her doctoral training focused on nutrition intervention and policy, family systems approaches to address diet-related chronic diseases, and mixed methods research in public health nutrition. She has won several awards for her work, most recently the Teaching Award of Honor 2020, Texas State University.

Dr. Johnson’s research interests center around achieving equity in nutrition for historically socioeconomically disadvantaged populations through policies, systems, and environmental changes. Currently, she leads a USDA-funded food insecurity measurement project with Latino families in Texas in collaboration with colleagues at San Diego State University and Cornell University.

This seminar is open to all.

For publications and profile, please visit the Texas State University website.