Bess L. Caswell, Ph.D., M.S.

Bess L. Caswell

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition

3252 Meyer Hall
  • B.A., Religious Studies, University of Iowa
  • M.S., International Agricultural Development, University of California, Davis
  • Ph.D., International Health -- Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests

Dr. Caswell's research interests include assessment of child diet in low- and middle-income countries, food-based nutrition interventions and connections between agriculture, food security and child nutrition. She has worked on research studies relating to biofortification of staple crops in Bangladesh and Zambia, developed a tablet-based tool for conducting 24-hour dietary recalls and studied child dietary adequacy and diversity across agricultural seasons among Zambian children.