Molly Anderson is an independent consultant on science and policy for social justice, ecological integrity and community-serving food systems. Currently she is working with the Community Food Security Coalition as Research Coordinator for the Farm & Food Policy Project, a national convening of more than 300 nongovernmental organizations to identify and support policies for the next Farm Bill that enhance economic opportunities for farms, ranches and rural communities; reward environmental stewardship; promote new markets and rural entrepreneurship; and end hunger and increase access to healthy food. She also consults for the Agribusiness Accountability Initiative (www.agribusinessaccountability.org), facilitating international partnerships and developing research products to increase public awareness of the concentration of wealth and power in our food system and its threats to sustainability. In addition, Molly is a Coordinating Lead Author on the North America/Europe section of the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (www.agassessment.org), an international project bringing together scientists from universities, public agencies and nongovernmental organizations to evaluate and make recommendations on the application of agricultural science and technology.Between 2002 and 2005, Molly was employed by Oxfam America as Senior Program Officer and then Interim Director of the U.S. Regional Office, supporting programs and policy that help poor rural communities in the United States. Oxfam's U.S. Program is guided by a vision in which rural communities are able to access the means for sustainable livelihoods and actively participate in policy design and implementation, while preserving the values and traditions of their culture. Prior to Oxfam America, Molly worked at Tufts University for 14 years as a professor, administrator, partnership builder and researcher. She directed the Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE), which coordinates environmental education and research across all departments of Tufts University. She co-founded and for five years directed the Agriculture, Food and Environment Graduate Degree Program in the School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts. She was a Faculty Fellow in the University College of Citizenship & Public Service, and served on the Steering Committee of the Mystic Watershed Collaborative, a partnership between Tufts University and the local community-based watershed organization.Molly is on the Governing Board of the Community Food Security Coalition and the Advisory Board of the Henry A. Wallace Chair in Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. She is also on the Editorial Boards of Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems and the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. She serves as Clerk of the New England Earthcare Ministry Committee (Religious Society of Friends).