PhD student at The Bread Lab
Bethany Econopouly is a PhD student with Dr. Stephen Jones at The Bread Lab, Washington State University--Mount Vernon. She studies wheat breeding, nutrition, and food culture to bring together the challenges faced by farmers, food producers, and consumers. Prior to The Bread Lab she worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she became interested in the complexities of adoption and the interdependencies between agricultural systems and society. Her funding comes from Clif Bar Family Foundation and the David Rockefeller Fund.