Team

We are based out of universities and organizations in the US, Canada, China, Australia, and Senegal. For more information about us, click on our images.

Principal Investigators

Arianne Cease

Arianne is an Assistant Professor in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. She studies how the dynamic interactions among plant-herbivore systems, humans, and their environment affect the sustainability of agricultural systems. acease@asu.edu

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Arianne Cease

Arianne Cease

James Elser

Jim is Regents’ Professor and Distinguished Sustainability Scientist in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He studies food web dynamics and biogeochemical processes using the theory of biological stoichiometry. Email

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James Elser

James Elser

Eli Fenichel

Eli is an Assistant Professor at Yale University and a bioeconomist who uses capital and ecological theory to build models that explicitly link ecological and economic systems. This approach exposes how ecological and economic outcomes are jointly-determined. Email

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Eli Fenichel

Eli Fenichel

Joleen Hadrich

Joleen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at Colorado State University. She studies livestock economics with a focus on the interaction between environmental systems and markets. Email

 

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Joleen Hadrich

Joleen Hadrich

Jon Harrison

Jon is a Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University. He studies the physiology, ecology and evolution of locusts and other insects. Email

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Jon Harrison

Jon Harrison

Brian Robinson

Brian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at McGill University. He studies relationships between natural systems and development, particularly impacts on household livelihoods. Email

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Brian Robinson

Brian Robinson

Student

Students & Research Staff

Current
Mira Word, Arizona State University
Douglas Lawton, Arizona State University
Jacob Campbell, Arizona State University
Marion Le Gall, Arizona State University
Ruth Farington, Arizona State University
Daphne Guo, Arizona State University
Balanding Manneh, Arizona State University
David Crooke, McGill University
Maoyi Jiang, McGill University
Robert Buchkowski, Yale University

Alumni
Anne Byrne, Colorado State University
Jenni Learned, Arizona State University
Steve Rogers, Arizona State University
Colin Brown, Yale University
Lucy Wang, Yale University
Onon Bayasgalan, Yale University
Chris Bowman, Arizona State University
Gaelle Caron, Ecole ISARA-Lyon
Mathieu Peillex, Ecole ISARA-Lyon

Collaborators

China
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Zoology
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Grassland Research Institute
Inner Mongolia Agricultural University
Inner Mongolia University
Lanzhou University, College of Pastoral Agricultural Science and Technology

Australia
The University of Sydney
Australian Plague Locust Commission
Department of Primary Industries, NSW Government, Australia
Local Land Services, NSW Government, Australia

Sénégal
La Direction de la Protection des Végétaux (DPV), Sénégal
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

Argentina
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA)
Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria (Senasa)