Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Department
Regions of Expertise
Tropical Conservation and Development, DirectorBette 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
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
SociologyChristine OverdevestEnvironmental and natural resource, and economic sociologyLatin America, US
Stephen PerzDemography, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of developmentBrazil
AnthropologyAugusto Oyuela-CaycedoHistorical ecology, ArchaeologyColombia, Peru and Brazil
Alyson YoungCultural/Medical AnthropologyTanzania, Kenya
Sharon AbramowitzHumanitarian Assistance, Medical Anthropology, Health, Violence and Conflict, Gender-based violenceGuinea, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone
GeographyEric KeysEcology, cultural and politicalMexico, Central America, Southern Africa-Botswana, Namibia
Political ScienceKatrina SchwartzEnvironmental PoliticsLatvia, US
Political Science

UF International Center, Dean
Leonardo A. VillalónAfrican politics, Islam and politics, democratizationSenegal, Mali, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso & Chad
UF/IFAS International Programs, DirectorWalter BowenSoil scienceBrazil, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam
AgronomyRosalie KoenigAgriculture, Farming and cropping systemUS
Food and Resource EconomicsPilar UsecheDevelopment Economics; Innovation & Technology AdoptionColombia, Central America
Agriculture Education and CommunicationMarta HartmannDirector, Gender, Environment, Agriculture and Participation (GEAP)Latin America
Sebastian GalindoCollaborative project evaluationLatin America, US
Paul MonaghanCenter for Landscape Conservation and Ecology, Natural resource protection and landscape managementLatin America, Haiti, US
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.
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
Tourism, Recreation & Sport ManagementBrijesh ThapaDirector, Friedheim Tourism Institute, park management, heritage tourism, ecotourismBotswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa
Design, Construction and PlanningChristopher SilverDean; International PlanningIndonesia
William TilsonAssistant Dean for International Studies & Service LearningLatin America, US
Urban and Regional PlanningJoseli MacedoDirector, Center for International Design & PlanningBrazil
Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), DirectorJamie KraftEntrepreneurship, experiential learningUS
CEI/SociologyKristin E. JoosSocial Entrepreneurship, Youth leadershipUS
Former University of Florida International Center (UFIC), Dean, RetiredDavid SammonsAgronomy, small grain breedingEgypt, Kenya, Sudan, Tunisia
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
Levin School of LawThomas T. AnkersonDirector, Conservation Clinic, Center for Governmental ResponsibilityCosta Rica, Central America
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
Landscape Architecture, Chair & Associate ProfessorMaria C. "Tina" GurucharriLow impact development, nature and culture based tourism, urban designCosta Rica, Honduras, Belize, Guatemala
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