Selena Ahmed

Selena Ahmed, PhD, is an assistant professor and researcher at Montana State University. Her teaching and research interests lie at the intersection of the ecological, cultural, and health aspects of food systems. Her research examines the effects of environmental and management variation on multiple dimensions of agro-ecosystems, in the context of global change and links to livelihoods, dietary quality, and food security. She leads the Agro-ecology and Phytochemistry Group of the Food and Health Lab at MSU in collaboration with Carmen Byker Shanks. This work includes local, regional, and international projects that seek to inform evidence-based management plans and outreach, with the goal of promoting environmental and human well-being.