Cara Cuite is an assistant extension specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Human Ecology. She is a health psychologist who studies community food security, risk communication, and public perceptions of food-related issues, including food safety and genetically engineered foods. Her recent projects focus on communicating about weather-related emergencies; reducing household food, energy, and water use; and designing programming and evaluation to reduce food insecurity among students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.
Cuite is on the executive committee of Rutgers Against Hunger and works closely with the New Brunswick Community Farmers Market. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Center for Food Protection and Defense, New Jersey Sea Grant, and Johnson & Johnson.
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