- Institute of Development Studies
Jody Harris is a research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in the UK with a research interest in the politics and ethics of food systems and nutrition policy.
She conducts research into power in societies, including work on equity and marginalization; power in politics, including political science work on policy processes; and power in food systems, including work on private sector actions and engagement; as well as the ethics of intervention into these spaces, and ethical drivers of different actors within these systems.
Jody completed her PhD in development policy at SOAS and her MSc in international nutrition at LSHTM, both at the University of London. She has previously worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) as well as several universities and international NGOs, conducting research and designing nutrition programmes in various contexts in Asia and Africa, particularly Vietnam and Zambia.