Center for Global Food Security

Borlaug Fellows

Summer 2012

Fellow Program University Research Country
Oscar Abelleira Natural Resources University of Idaho Costa Rica
Grant Cavanaugh Agricultural Economics University of Kentucky Peru
Alyssa Cho Agronomy University of Florida Vietnam
Andrew Crane-Droesch Energy and Resources Group University of California Berkeley Kenya
Anne Dare Agricultural & Biological Engineering Purdue University Tunisia, Palestine
Amelia Fischer Nutrition Tufts University DRC
Sara Galbraith Entomology University of Idaho Costa Rica
David Guerena Soil Science Cornell University Kenya
James Lewis Molecular Plant Sciences Washington State University Ethiopia
Jeffrey Michler Agricultural Economics Purdue University Bangladesh
Maya Oren Political Science University of California San Diego Nigeria
Brenda Owens Plant Breeding & Genetics Purdue University Colombia
Ian Pope Earth & Atmospheric Science Purdue University Guatemala
Sheryl Quail Forest Resources & Conservation, Geomatics University of Florida Tanzania, Kenya
Steven Reyna Plant & Soil Science Texas A&M Kingsville Kenya
Ariel Rivers Entomology, International Agriculture & Development Pennsylvania State University Mexico
Chantal Roberts Environmental Science & Policy Clark University Uganda
Melissa Rohde Environmental Engineering & Science Stanfod University India
Stephanie Rosch Agricultural Economics Purdue University Kenya
Kaitlyn Smoot Agricultural Economics & International Agricultural Development University of California Davis Cote d'Ivoire
Madeline Spigler Entomology Purdue University Colombia
Daniel TerAvest Soil Science Washington State University Malawi
Daniel Tobin Agricultural & Extenstion Education, International Agriculture & Development Pennsylvania State University Peru

Fall 2012

Rene Bullock Geography University of Florida Tanzania
Timothy Gorman Development Sociology Cornell University Vietnam

Alejandra Huerta

Plant Pathology University of Wisconsin Bangladesh
Michael Lege Environmental Science Washington State University Uganda
Rebakah Minarcheck Development Sociology Cornell University Indonesia
Rachel Murray International Water Mgmt University of Wisconsin Nepal
Jeremy Schwartzbord Environmental Toxicology Cornell University Haiti
Matthew Stasiewicz Food Science and Technology Cornell University Kenya
Sean Thompson Plant Breeding Texas A&M University Mexico
Kristen Welsh Unwala Hydrology University of Idaho Costa Rica
Deborah Williams Agricultural Economics Louisiana State University

Nepal

 Spring 2013

David Byrnes Plant Biology Rutgers University Tanzania
Nathan Clay Geography Pennsylvania State University Rwanda
John Connors Geography Arizona State University Tanzania
Emma Flemmig Crop & Soil Environmental Sciences Virginia Tech University South Sudan
Caitlin Grady Ecological Sciences & Engineering Purdue University Laos
Christian Guzman Biological & Environmental Engineering Cornell University Ethiopia
Nicolas Jelinski Land & Atmospheric Sciences University of Minnesota Kenya
John Laborde Agronomy University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nepal
Jenkins Macedo International Development & Social Change Clark University Laos
Andrew Margenot Soils & Biogeochemistry University of California-Davis Kenya, Tanzania
Tyler Rundel Geography University of Florida Cameroon

Fall 2013

Patrick Bell Environmental Science Ohio State University Tanzania
Erin Biehl Public Health Johns Hopkins University Nepal
Anne-Elizabeth Cafer Rural Sociology University of Missouri Ethiopia
Margaret Douglas Entomology/Internation Agriculture & Development Pennsylvania State University Bangladesh
Claire Fitch Human Nutrition/International Health Johns Hopkins University Nepal
Lance Goettsch Agronomy Iowa State University Uganda
Patrick Hatzenbuehler Agricultural Economics Purdue University Nigeria
Levi Keesecker Environmental Science University of Idaho Costa Rica
Chesney McOmber Political Science University of Florida Kenya, Morocco
Rachel Miller Food Science Cornell University Kenya
Heather Pasley Agronomy Purdue University Kenya
Amy Quandt Environmental Studies University of Colorado-Boulder Kenya
Libby Rens Horticultural Sciences University of Florida Peru
Sarah Stefanos Environment and Resoures/Sociology University of Wisconsin-Madison Uganda
Hector Tavarez Vargas Environmental Science University of Idaho Costa Rica
Kathleen Tavenner Rural Sociology/Women's Studies Pennsylvania State University South Africa
Anna Testen Plant Pathology Ohio State University Tanzania
Elizabeth Trybula Ecological Sciences and Engineering Purdue University South Africa
Stephen Wood Ecology, Evolution, & Envrionmental Biology Columbia University Senegal
Kayla Yurco Geography Pennsylvania State University Kenya

Spring 2014

Rachel Atwell                 Crop Science

North Carolina State University

Costa Rica
Laurel Bellante Geography and Development

University of Arizona

Mexico
Aniseh Bro

Community Sustainability in International Development

Michigan State University

Nicaragua
Alfredo Delgado

Molecular and Environmental Plant Sciences

Texas A & M University

Colombia
Joseph Goeb Agricultural Economics

Michigan State University

Zambia
Jessica Ham Anthropology

University of Georgia

Ghana
Karen LeGrand

Microbiology, Food Safety,Pre- and Post-Harvest

UC Davis Cambodia
Carolyn Lowry Horticulture

Michigan State University

India
Jonathan  Luetchens        

Agronomy and Horticulture: Plant Breeding and Genetics

University of Nebraska

Mexico
Karina Lundahl International Agricultural Development UC Davis Nepal
April McCain Animal Science Mississippi State University Vietnam

Loimann Katrina ole-MoiYoi

Environment and Resources Stanford University Kenya
Brian Pace Horticulture and Crop Science Ohio State University Mexcio
Anthea Saez Crop Science

North Carolina State University

Honduras
Haley Sater Rice Breeding and Genetics University of Arkansas Phillipines
Rose Wilder Intercultural Relations University of the Pacific Uganda

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