Angela Anderson has been named assistant professor of human nutrition, foods, and exercise in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

She is one of a number of new faculty members recently hired in the college this academic year. New positions were identified to bring talent to the college's focus areas, including food, health, the environment, and community viability. The new faculty members are distributed across teaching, research, and Extension.

Anderson is focused on providing the best possible undergraduate education and promoting pedagogical advancement in the classroom. She teaches eight classes a year, participates in pedagogical advancement projects, and has high number of contact hours with students.

Anderson received her bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from Pacific Lutheran University and her doctorate in cancer metabolism from Virginia Tech.