Jeanine Bentley

Social Science Analyst
202-694-5342
jbentley@ers.usda.gov

Briefly:

Jeanine Bentley is a social science analyst with the Diet, Safety, and Health Economics Branch in the Food Economics Division. Her research focuses on food availability, food consumption, diet quality, and food waste within the United States.

Background:

Jeanine joined ERS in 2007 while she was a student, completing her degree.

Education:

She holds an M.A. in Applied Sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a B.S. in Sociology and English from Towson University.

Selected Publications:

Lin, B., J.C. Buzby, T.D. Anekwe, and J.T. Bentley. 2016. U.S. Food Commodity Consumption Broken Down by Demographics, ERR-206, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, March.

Buzby, J.C., J.T. Bentley, B. Padera, C. Ammon, and J. Campuzano. 2015. "Estimated Fresh Produce Shrink and Food Loss in U.S. Supermarkets," Agriculture 5(3):626-48.

Bentley, J.T. 2015. "Potatoes and Tomatoes Account for Over Half of U.S. Vegetable Availability," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, September.

Bentley, J.T., and A. Perez. 2015. "Fresh Fruit Makes Up a Growing Share of U.S. Fruit Availability," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, May.

Bentley, J.T. 2014. "Trends in U.S. Per Capita Consumption of Dairy Products, 1970-2012," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, June.

Buzby, J.C., H.F. Wells, and J.T. Bentley. 2013. "ERS's Food Loss Data Help Inform the Food Waste Discussion," Amber Waves, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, June.