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Rosamond Naylor

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Rosamond Naylor

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford Center for International Development (SCID)
William Wrigley Professor and Senior Fellow
Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI)
Associate Professor by courtesy of Economics
Department of Economics
Senior Fellow
Woods Institute for the Environment
PhD, Applied Economics, Stanford University, 1989
MSc, Economics, London School of Economics, 1981
MA, Economics and Environmental Conservation, University of Colorado Boulder, 1980

About

Rosamond Naylor is the Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment, William Wrigley Professor in Earth Science, the William Wrigley Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and Associate Professor of Economics (by courtesy) at Stanford University. She received her B.A. in Economics and Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado, her M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, and her Ph.D. in applied economics from Stanford University. Her research focuses on economic and biophysical dimensions of food security and environmental impacts of crop and animal production. She has been involved in many field-level research projects around the world and has published widely on issues related to intensive crop production, aquaculture and livestock systems, biofuels, climate change, food price volatility, and food policy analysis. At Stanford, Naylor teaches courses on the World Food Economy, Human-Environment Interactions, and Sustainable Agriculture. Naylor currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Beijer Institute in Stockholm, is a Science Advisor for United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s initiative on Sustainable Development (Sustainable Agriculture section), and trustee of The Nature Conservancy California Chapter. Additionally, she serves on the editorial board of the journals Global Food Security and Journal on Food Security.

Research Interests: 
Food Security, Environmental Impacts of Crop and Animal Production