Director, Center on Food Security & the Environment; William Wrigley Professor (Earth System Science, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences); Professor (by courtesy) of Economics
Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences
Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Rosamond Naylor, the director of Stanford's Center on Food Security and the Environment, holds the William Wrigley Professorship (Earth System Science) in the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; she is a professor (by courtesy) of Economics and senior fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies and at the Stanford Woods Institute of the Environment. Her research focuses on the environmental and equity dimensions of intensive food production, and she is engaged in policy issues associated with food and agricultural systems in the U.S. and abroad. Naylor has been involved in numerous field-level research projects throughout the world concerning issues of aquaculture and livestock production, high-input agricultural development, biotechnology, climate-induced yield variability and food security.
Selected Publications by this Author
Poverty Alleviation Through Sustainable Palm Oil Production (PDF/2.23 MB) »
News & Press Releases
Food security experts from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) gathered to discuss transforming food production in Africa at Stanford on Nov. 29. The symposium, hosted by the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) examined the challenges, strategies, and possible solutions for catalyzing and sustaining an inclusive agriculture transformation in Africa.
By Michelle Horton,
Rosamond Naylor, Stanford Woods Institute senior fellow and Center on Food Security and the Environment director, argues that genetically modified crops can help prevent hunger
By Rosamond Naylor,
Mentions environmental consensus statement drafted by scientists including Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellows Gretchen Daily, Rodolfo Dirzo, Paul Ehrlich, Elizabeth Hadly, Harold Mooney, Rosamond Naylor and Stephen Palumbi
By Carolyn Lochhead,