The Center on Food Security and the Environment spans the international and environmental initiatives at Stanford and integrates faculty across the fields of agricultural and development economics, political science, biological science, medicine, hydrology, climate science, remote sensing and geographic information systems, agronomy, and risk assessment.

Core Faculty and Researchers

Ertharin Cousin

Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Distinguished Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment
Distinguished Fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law

Jillian Deines

Postdoctoral scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Department of Earth System Science

Stefania Di Tomasso

Research Assistant
Research Assistant

Anne Driscoll

Research Data Analyst, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Walter P. Falcon

Senior Fellow, Emeritus
Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute

Sam Heft-Neal

Research scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford Department of Earth System Science
Research scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Eric Lambin

Professor, Environmental Earth Systems Science
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute

Prashant Loyalka

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education
Center Fellow, Rural Education Action Program

Rosamond L. Naylor

Senior Fellow
William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Scott Rozelle

Senior Fellow
Helen F. Farnsworth Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Vincent Tanutama

Research Data Analyst, Center on Food Security and the Environment

Affiliates

George Azzari

Affiliated scholar

Sanjay Basu

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Eran Bendavid

Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)

Jennifer Burney

Affiliated scholar

Ling Cao

Affiliated scholar

Jenna Davis

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute

Noah Diffenbaugh

Kara J. Foundation Professor and Kimmelman Family Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment

Stefano Ermon

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Christopher B. Field

Perry L. McCarty Director of the Stanford Woods Institute
Senior Fellow, Precourt Institue for Energy
Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies; Professor, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Melvin & Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies

Steven Gorelick

Cyrus F. Tolman Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Quentin Grafton

Affiliated scholar

Zhenong Jin

Affiliated scholar

Donald Kennedy

Professor, Biology, Emeritus

Dane Klinger

Affiliated scholar

Jeffrey R. Koseff

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute

Jim Leape

Co-director, Center for Ocean Solutions
William and Eva Price Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Pamela Matson

Chester Naramore Dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Environmental Studies, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, FSE Affiliated Faculty
Professor, Earth Sciences
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute

Pamela Ronald

Affiliated scholar

Stephen J. Stedman

Senior Fellow
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science

Peter Vitousek

Professor, Biology
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute