William M. Collier is a Senior Research Assistant in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division. He works within the food and water safety research theme focusing on links between agriculture, nutrition, and health in developing countries. Specifically, William analyzes barriers to enhancing nutrition and avenues to improve nutrition via value chains.
William holds a Master of Environmental Science degree in Social Ecology from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Ecology from the University of Georgia. His graduate research explored the political ecology and environmental history of agriculture and climate change in Kenya. William’s primary research interests are in agroforestry and conservation agriculture using methodological techniques and frameworks from the fields of ecology, anthropology, history, and economics.