About Sonya Hauser

Sonya Irish Hauser is an associate professor and the graduate programs director in the Nutrition Science department at Russell Sage College. 

Recent Courses Taught

SCI 120 Nutrition Science
NTR 562 Weight Management
NTR 561 Nutrition Programs and Interventions
NTR 555 Nutrition Communication
NTR 201 Foundations of Nutrition Science
HMN 201 Food, Culture and Nutrition

Research Interest

Childhood obesity
Family and community approaches to obesity prevention
Use of multimedia and web-based technology in health promotion
Environmental approaches to health behavior change and health and social marketing
Development, implementation and dissemination of nutrition and physical activity curricula for elementary schoolchildren

Selected Publications

Hauser SI, Craig A, Collins E. The increasingly competitive (and crowded) nutrition education environment. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition and Dietetics Educators and Preceptors Newsletter. 2016, Summer ed.

Irish Hauser SH, Economos CD, Nelson ME, Goldberg JP, Naumova EN, Anderson SE, Must A. Household and family factors related to weight status in first through third graders: A cross-sectional study in Eastern Massachusetts. BMC Pediatrics. 2014, 14(1):167-176.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Tufts University
Food Policy and Applied Nutrition
M.S., Tufts University
Nutrition Communication
B.S., Russell Sage College
Nutrition Science
B.A., Houghton College
Psychology