Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Maywa Montenegro

Education:

B.A., Biology, Williams College; M.S., Science Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Society & Environment, University of California, Berkeley

Dissertation:

Breeding Grounds for Biodiversity: Renewing crop genetic resources in an age of industrial food

Thesis Advisor:

Alastair Iles, Professor of Environmental Science, Policy & Management, University of California, Berkeley

Research Topic:

CRISPR-ing Agriculture: producing science, seeds, and pathways of development

Mentor:

Ryan E. Galt, Professor of Human Ecology and Geography, University of California, Davis

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Human Ecology and Geography, University of California, Davis

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