Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS)
Academic Advisory Board
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jacqueline Burns

Dean for Research, UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research, University of Florida
Director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research, University of Florida


Ilaria Capua

Director, Center for Excellence in One Health, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida
Professor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida


Thomas Frazer

Director, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Florida
Acting Director, UF Water Institute, University of Florida
Professor, Aquatic Ecology, University of Florida

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James Jones

Director, Florida Climate Institute, University of Florida
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Florida

Jim has conducted research and taught graduate classes for over 35 years at the University of Florida. His research focus is modeling and studying effects of climate variability and climate change on crop production for evaluating management options that minimize climate risks. He has led and participated in many interdisciplinary research programs nationally and internationally. Author of more than 300 refereed scientific articles, he co-leads the Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP), a global initiative for advancing the science and approaches for modeling agricultural production systems and using them for assessing climate change impacts and food security. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the American Society of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, the American Society of Agronomy, and the Soil Science Society of America. He serves on various international science advisory committees.

He received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University, M.Sc. from Mississippi State University, and B.Sc. from Texas Tech University.

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Dorota Haman

Chair, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida

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Glenn Morris

Director, EPI; Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), University of Florida

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Ramesh Reddy

Chair, Soil & Water Science, University of Florida
Professor, Soil & Water Science, University of Florida

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Spiro Stefanou

Chair, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida
Professor, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida

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