“Unfortunately,” says Colleen Heflin, professor and chair of public administration and international affairs, “my own work suggests that cognitive decline can act as a barrier to SNAP [Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program] participation among older adults eligible for the program, due to the difficult administrative processes associated with demonstrating program eligibility.”
"Screening for food insecurity can at least provide the clinician some sense of the risks their patients might be facing and their potential negative health consequences," says Colleen Heflin, professor of public administration and international affairs.
"The effect of social security benefits on food insecurity at the early entitlement age," authored by Associate Professor of Economics Perry Singleton, was published in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.
"Collaborative Governance Design in Local Food Systems in the United States," co-authored by Ph.D. student Graham Ambrose and Associate Professor Saba Siddiki, was published in Policy Design and Practice.
Jonnell Robinson, associate professor of geography and the environment in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, was selected by the Lender Center as the 2020-22 Lender Center Faculty Fellow.