Kristin Kiesel is a faculty member of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Davis. She received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. During a joint postdoctoral appointment with Stanford University and UC Berkeley, she helped develop the SIEPR-GIANNINI Data Center, for which she served as director for several years. Kristin has a passion for education and addresses health, environmental, and social aspects of the US food system with the ultimate goal of supporting a shift towards healthier and more sustainable food choices through effective and efficient policy interventions in her research. Currently, she is applying experimental and behavioral methods to the evaluation of school-based interventions.