About Speaker Dr. Roz NaylorRoz Naylor is the William Wrigley Professor of Earth Systems Science, Professor (by courtesy) in Economics, and the Gloria and Richard Kushel Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) at Stanford University. She received her PhD from Stanford University in applied economics, her Masters in economics from the London School of Economics, and her Bachelors degree(s) in economics and environmental science from the University of Colorado. Her research focuses on policies and practices to improve global food security and protect the environment. She works on issues related to aquaculture, fisheries, agriculture, and livestock, as well as policy and market forces that drive change in these industries. Naylor and her students have field research projects in several countries throughout the world.
In addition to her many peer-reviewed papers, Dr. Naylor has recently published two new books on her work: The Evolving Sphere of Food Security (Naylor, ed., 2014), and The Tropical Oil Crops Revolution: Managing Tradeoffs Among Food, Farmers, Fuels, and Forests (Byerlee, Falcon, and Naylor, 2017). She serves on the Advisory Boards for the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program and The Nature Conservancy (California chapter), and is on the Board of Directors for the Aspen Global Change Institute.