Molly Anderson is the inaugural holder of the Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems at College of the Atlantic. Molly has focused her career on food systems issues, from the perspectives of farmers, consumers, businesses and NGOs. She is especially interested in effective multi-stakeholder collaborations for sustainability. Her professional writing and speaking is on food security, food politics, food rights, food sovereignty and sustainability metrics. She was a Coordinating Lead Author on the North America/Europe section of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development.Before coming to COA, Molly consulted for several years on science and policy for social justice, ecological integrity and democratic food systems. Prior to that, she held two interim positions at Oxfam America 2002-2005 and a faculty position at Tufts University, where she taught, administered programs, built partnerships and conducted research for 14 years. She co-founded the Agriculture, Food and Environment Graduate Degree Program in the School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts and directed its first five years, during which she established the curriculum and joint programs. She also directed Tufts Institute of the Environment for two years. She was a national Food & Society Policy Fellow 2002-2004, and currently is a Senior Wallace Fellow at Winrock International. Molly serves on several advisory boards related to sustainable agriculture and food systems. She is a Standards Committee member of the ANSI Sustainable Agriculture Standards initiative, administered by the Leonardo Academy. She is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.