Past Performance


Lloyds of London

Food Systems Shock (2015)

Evolving Risks in Global Food Supply (2019)

Thomson Reuters

Global Food System Stability and Risk: At the Nexus of Defense and Development

The Risk of Multiple Breadbasket Failures in the 21st Century: A Science Research Agenda



US NASA Earth Observations for Food Security and Agriculture Consortium

NASA Harvest


US NASA Applied Sciences Advisory Committee (ASAC)



National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, Food Security, Food Systems and National Security Interests

Predicting Multiple Breadbasket Failure



AMFAM Institute for Corporate and Social Impact (2019)




University of Illinois System (2020)

Systems Thinking Course


East-West Seed (2014-2021)

Science Advisory Board Member




United States Special Operations Command

Chapter Lead, Unleashing Strategic Latency:  Disruptive Technologies in a Revisionist Global Order and Implications for Special Operations Forces (Submitted)




USDA Dairy Sustainability Grant (2013-19)

Co-Project Director USDA-AFRI CAP ($10 million)

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Dairy Production Systems of the Great Lakes Region