Dr. Helen H Jensen In the News
Helen Jensen, professor emerita, was recognized at the Aug. 2021 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association annual meeting for her many contributions to the AAEA and to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; to revising WIC packages to better serve recipients; and for her research in Food Safety and Nutrition and Federal Nutrition Assistance programs.
A paper authored by Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Alex Zhylyevskyy, "Investigating Treatment Effects of Participating Jointly in SNAP and WIC when the Treatment is Validated Only for SNAP," has been selected as the 2019 Honorable Mention Award Winner for the Food Safety and Nutrition Section's Best Economics Paper Award.
After more than 33 years of service, Helen Jensen, professor of economics, is retiring from Iowa State University. “I am ready to shift gears,” Jensen said. “I have had the opportunity to have a career that started with 80 column computer punch cards and now is carried out on hand-held devices.
Helen Jensen, professor, is one of 13 renowned thinkers the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has named to the executive committee of Science Breakthroughs 2030.
Helen Jensen, professor, was one of two Iowa State University professors who were involved in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee,