Zane Swanson

Fellow, Global Food and Water Security Program

Zane Swanson is a fellow with the Global Food and Water Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he investigates the causes and consequences of food and water insecurity in the United States and globally. Dr. Swanson holds a BA in anthropology from Boston University and received his PhD in evolutionary anthropology from Duke University in 2021, where his research focused on the socio-ecological relationships between health, the environment, and lifestyle transitions of pastoralist communities living in rural Kenya. He hails from Sherman, Connecticut.