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Media MentionJune 21, 2018

Maritime cargo preferences only waste American taxpayer dollars

LBJ Professor Erin Lentz challenges special interests that hinder U.S. humanitarian assistance.

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Media MentionMarch 15, 2018

The Food for Peace Modernization Act: Legislation to Make the World a Better Place

Earlier this month, the chairmen of the Senate Foreign Relations and House Foreign Affairs Committee, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, and Rep. Ed Royce, R-California, introduced identical versions of the Food for Peace Modernization Act in the Senate and the House, along with co-sponsors Sen. Chris Coons, D-Delaware, and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Washington.

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NewsFebruary 27, 2018

LBJ Professor Testifies Before House Foreign Affairs Committee

On Tuesday, February 14, Erin Lentz, an assistant professor of public affairs at the LBJ School, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on modernizing food aid to improve effectiveness and save lives.

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Media MentionJune 30, 2017

How to Feed More People Worldwide

LBJ Professor Erin Lentz calls for reforms to U.S. food aid. 

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NewsMay 5, 2017

Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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Media MentionNovember 21, 2016

In the fight against hunger, why don't we prioritize women?

Erin Lentz poses that the conversation about ending hunger must include more concern with women's overall well being.

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Media MentionJuly 9, 2016

Serving Austin’s hungry residents requires listening to them

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Media MentionMarch 15, 2016

A word to FLOTUS: Let’s all move

Welcome to Austin, Michelle Obama. This is your kind of town. There’s great food, a great deal of money spent on it, and great people who care about it. Just like you, we care deeply about what our kids eat, which is why three quarters of Austin’s schools have a garden.

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