Joyce Slater is an Associate Professor of Community Nutrition in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. She teaches food and nutrition literacy education, and public health nutrition. Joyce uses survey and mixed methods, and participatory approaches to conduct research on the role of food literacy in well-being; food and nutrition security; and nutrition surveillance. Her research has been funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Home Economics Foundation. Joyce is also a Registered Dietitian who worked in various public health organizations for 18 years before obtaining her PhD and joining the University of Manitoba.