Health & Human Development

Toddler PointingHand weight with apple and measuring tapeWoman focused laying on lawnBasket of TomatoesSnowboarder in air grabbing the tail of the snowboardTeens smiling at a table

Carmen Byker, PhD

Carmen Byker

Assistant Professor
Food and Nutrition and Sustainable Food Systems

222 Romney Gym
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3360
carmen.byker@montana.edu | 406.994.1952


Programs and Research Projects

  • Assessment of public health impacts of community-based food systems
  • Evaluation of local, national, and international programs, practices, and policies that affect nutrition and diet
  • Examination of food system measurement tools
  • Determine associations between community food security, food access, and health disparities
  • Explore student learning outcomes in local, national, and international sustainable food systems programs