Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate DepartmentNameSpecializationsRegions of Expertise
Agricultural and Biological Engineering, UF Water Institute, Assistant ProfessorJeffrey UlmanWater resource management, treatment, sustainability, data analysis/modeling, ecology, education and communicationNorth Africa, Middle East: Tunisia, Afghanistan
Agriculture Education and CommunicationMarta HartmannDirector, Gender, Environment, Agriculture and Participation (GEAP)Latin America
Paul MonaghanCenter for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, Natural resource protection and landscape managementLatin America, Haiti, US
Laura WarnerCenter for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, Program Evaluation, Extension/Professional development, Social Marketing, Behavior change, and Landscape/horticultural conservation practicesExtension, US
Sebastian GalindoCollaborative project evaluationLatin America, US
AgronomyRosalie KoenigAgriculture, Farming and cropping systemUS
AnthropologyAugusto Oyuela-CaycedoHistorical ecology, ArchaeologyColombia, Peru and Brazil
Sharon AbramowitzHumanitarian Assistance, Medical Anthropology, Health, Violence and Conflict, Gender-based violenceGuinea, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone
Alyson YoungCultural/Medical AnthropologyTanzania, Kenya
John Richard SteppEnvironmental Anthropology, Ethnoecology, Conservation, GIS, Medical Anthropology, Research Methods, Visual AnthropologyMexico and Central America, China, Southeast Asia, Southern Africa
Center for African Studies, Director

Abraham GoldmanFood and agriculture in Africa, resources and conservation, geography of world agriculture, human geography, environmental impact of pesticides, and foreign policy issues linking developed and developing countriesEthiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania & Uganda
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), Academic Director and James W. Walter Eminent Scholar ChairMichael M. MorrisEntrepreneurship, economic development, small business consulting, marketing, emergenceSouth Africa
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), DirectorJamie KraftEntrepreneurship, experiential learningUS
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI)Kristin E. JoosSocial Entrepreneurship, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, impact investing, experiential learning, civic engagement, gender & entrepreneurship, youth developmentUS
Design, Construction and PlanningChristopher SilverDean; International PlanningIndonesia
Director of Program Development, UFICSandra RussoAnimal science, agronomy, development, gender, environment, tropical research, small ruminants, women’s studies, ecofeminism, agroforestryMENA regions, and multiple other regions of Africa
Environmental and Global Health

UF International Center, Climate Change, Agriculture & Food Security
Sarah McKunePastoralism, Livelihoods, Human and environmental interactions, socla and ecological resilience, vulnerability/resilience, climate change, health outcomes associated with climate change, maternal and child health, food security, health in the African Sahel, HIV/AIDSSahel Region, Niger, Sudan, Guinea Bissau, Cote D'Ivoire
Family, Youth & Community SciencesMuthusami KumaranFundraising for Nonprofit Organizations, Risk Management in NPOs, Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Community Development and Program Planning and EvaluationIndia, South Korea & The Bahamas, US
David DiehlYouth Development and Public Policy, Planning and EvaluationExtension, Southeast U.S.
Food and Resource EconomicsPilar UsecheDevelopment Economics; Innovation & Technology AdoptionColombia, Central America
Former University of Florida International Center (UFIC), Dean, RetiredDavid SammonsAgronomy, small grain breedingEgypt, Kenya, Sudan, Tunisia
Landscape Architecture, Chair & Associate ProfessorMaria C. "Tina" GurucharriLow impact development, nature and culture based tourism, urban designCosta Rica, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala
Levin School of LawThomas T. AnkersonDirector, Conservation Clinic, Center for Governmental ResponsibilityCosta Rica, Central America
Political Science

UF International Center, Dean
Leonardo A. VillalónAfrican politics, Islam and politics, democratizationSenegal, Mali, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso & Chad
Political Science, Center for African StudiesKate BaldwinPolitical economy of development, democratization, clientelismLiberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe
School of Forest Resources and ConservationRobert BuschbacherTropical Forestry; Amazon Conservation Leadership Initiative, CoordinatorAmazon-Andes region
Martha C. MonroeEnvironmental Education and ExtensionUS
Taylor SteinEcotourismCosta Rica, Central America
SociologyChristine OverdevestEnvironmental and natural resource, and economic sociologyLatin America, US
Stephen PerzDemography, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of developmentBrazil
Tourism, Recreation & Sport ManagementBrijesh ThapaDirector, Friedheim Tourism Institute, park management, heritage tourism, ecotourismBotswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa
Holly DonohoeGeographical approaches to tourism and leisure management
Destination health risk management
Parks, protected areas, open space, and outdoor recreation planning
Ecotourism and cultural heritage tourism management
Tropical Conservation and DevelopmentBette LoiselleTropical ecology and conservation, seed dispersal mutualisms, ecological niche modeling and applications of Geographic Information Systems technology for biodiversity research and conservation   Ecuador, Costa Rica, Brazil
IFAS Global, DirectorWalter BowenSoil scienceBrazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam
IFAS Global, Associate DirectorKathleen ColversonGender, extension systems, agricultural value chainsEast Africa, South-East Asia, Latin America
Urban and Regional PlanningJoseli MacedoDirector, Center for International Design & PlanningBrazil
Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, Latin American StudiesEmilio BrunaHabitat fragmentation, Anthropogenic landscape alterations, Science policy in Latin AmericaSouth America