Hunger Notes Welcomes New Editor
Diane E. Ray is a research analyst at the United States Agency for International Development's Research and Reference Services project (RRS), specializing in economic growth. Prior to joining RRS, Ray was the research product manager at Claritas, Inc., a marketing information firm in Arlington, VA. She earned a M.S. in economic development from Eastern College and a B.S. in agricultural economics and rural sociology from Clemson University. Her primary interests are in hunger and food security. She also serves as a research consultant to the Farmers' Market Trust in Philadelphia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables and nutrition education in Philadelphia's low-income communities.