Simone Wahnschafft

Current Position

Doctoral Researcher, University of Goettingen, RTG 2654 Sustainable Food Systems, Subproject B5 Food and nutrition policies and consumer health (Prof. Boztug, Prof. Spiller)

Research Interests

Food Systems
Nutrition Policy for Population Health


  • 09/2021- Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 09/2019-05/2021 Master of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 09/2013-05/2017 Bachelor of Science in Biology, Georgetown University

Professional Experience

  • Consultant (May 2020 – Aug 2021) World Bank Group Health, Nutrition and Population (HNP) Global Practice in Washington, DC
  • Research Assistant (Jan – May 2020) Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic in Cambridge, MA
  • Team Leader (Sep 2018 – Apr 2019) Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) in Denver, CO


  • English (native)
  • Greek (very good)
  • Spanish (good)

Complete CV here