Lauren Forbes

Lauren Forbes , PHD

Asst Professor

Crosley Tower

A&S School of Public and International A - 0375

Professional Summary

Lauren Forbes is an interdisciplinary urban policy scholar studying local food systems, community resilience, and civic engagement in low-income, racially segregated communities. She earned a Ph.D in public policy from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University in 2022, a Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Drexel University in 2013, and a B.S in biology from Oregon State University in 2011.