PhD candidate Amy Rosenthal is recipient of P.E.O Scholar Award

April 15, 2019

Bloustein School Ph.D. candidate Amy Rosenthal has been selected to receive a highly competitive P.E.O. Scholar Award of $15,000.

The P.E.O. Scholar Awards are one-time, competitive, merit-based awards intended to recognize and encourage academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs. These awards provide partial support for study and research. Award recipients have gone on to pursue careers in university academics, scientific research, medicine, law, performing arts, international economics, history, literature, government and other demanding fields and make lasting contributions to their fields of endeavor

Following her research interests in school meals, food assistance, institutional food procurement, governance, and cooperatives, Amy’s dissertation topic is “No Nation is Healthier than its Children: The Role of Staff and Students in the National School Lunch Program.”

Amy graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s in history and from New York University with a master’s in food studies. Before beginning her doctoral studies at the Bloustein School she worked at School Food FOCUS, a New York-based nonprofit whose goal is to leverage the knowledge and procurement power of large school districts to make school meals nationwide more healthful, sustainable and regionally sourced.

P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate the advancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans, and stewardship of Cottey College and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations.

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