Valerie Mueller

Valerie Mueller is assistant professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies. Prior to joining Arizona State University, she was a senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, D.C. Mueller’s research is on rural household vulnerability to climate variability, focusing on migration, nutrition, and health markers in Africa and Asia; identifying mechanisms to improve the delivery of rural services (legal justice for women, agricultural extension, and the equitable allocation of irrigation water) in East African countries and on the prospects of youth employment in Africa.