Kathryn J. Fiorella
Food systems and health; impacts of environmental change on livelihood, food, and nutrition security; health environment feedbacks within social-ecological systems; wellbeing in global small-scale fisheries; links between nutrition and biodiversity
Current Research Interest
Harmful algal bloom impacts on aquatic food webs and fishing communities; feedbacks among fish access, livelihoods, food security, and nutrition; nutritional contribution of aquatic biodiversity; impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on fishing communities and natural resource use; aquaculture’s growing role in aquatic food systems and how it will interact with wild fisheries across value chains
Food Systems and Health, Master of Public Health Concentration Lead
Cornell Center for Social Sciences Faculty Fellow
Blue Foods Assessment Contributor
Fiorella, Kathryn J., Elizabeth R. Bageant, Naomi B. Schwartz, Shakuntala H. Thilsted, and Christopher R. Barrett. “Fishers’ Response to Temperature Change Reveals the Importance of Integrating Human Behavior in Climate Change Analysis.” Science Advances 7, no. 18 (2021): eabc7425.
Byrd, Kendra A., Shakuntala H. Thilsted, and Kathryn J. Fiorella. “Fish Nutrient Composition: A Review of Global Data from Poorly Assessed Inland and Marine Species.” Public Health Nutrition 24, no. 3 (February 2021): 476–486.
Cornell Research Website Article