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Jennifer Lacy-Nichols

Research fellow, The University of Melbourne

Dr Jennifer Lacy-Nichols is a Commercial Determinants of Health researcher whose program of work focusses on corporations, politics and health. She is currently based in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include corporate power, commercial political practices, privatization and equity, corporatisation of the food system and the political benefits of corporate social responsibility. She completed a DPhil at the University of Melbourne in 2019 that analysed the soft drink industry’s political strategy to position itself as ‘part of the solution’ to obesity.


  • 2020–present
    Academic Specialist in NCDs, Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne


  • 2019 
    University of Melbourne, PhD