Biography

Rosamond Naylor is professor of environmental Earth system science at Stanford; the William Wrigley Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies and at the Stanford Woods Institute of the Environment; and director of Stanford's Center on Food Security and 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.