Dr. Perfecto is a well-known Agroecologist. She will be speaking on a diversity aspect of sciences, but is also available for individual meetings should you be interested. 

PSM/Horticulture 2014 Fall Seminar Series

Thursday, October 30, 2014

4:10 p.m. -5:00 p.m. 

A149 Plant and Soil Sciences Building (PSSB)


“Underrepresented populations in the sciences”

Dr. Ivette Perfecto
Professor University of Michigan

Light refreshments served at 4 p.m.

Ivette Perfecto is the George W. Pack Professor of Ecology, Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on biodiversity and arthropod-mediated ecosystem services in rural and urban agriculture. She also works on spatial ecology of the coffee agroecosystem and is interested more broadly on the links between small-scale sustainable agriculture, biodiversity and food sovereignty. She is co-author of three books, Breakfast of Biodiversity,  Nature’s Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty, and the forthcoming Coffee Agroecology.

Dr Ivette Perfecto will be available for an informal lunch and round table discussion from 12-1 pm in Room 271 of the Plant and Soil Sciences Building. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Paul Rogé <[log in to unmask]> by Tuesday, October 28. You may also write to Paul in order to schedule individual meetings with Dr Perfecto between 1pm and 4pm.

Therese Iadipaolo
Secretary Main Office
Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
Plant and Soil Sciences Building
1066 Bogue St. Rm A286 
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Ph:(517) 355-0271 x1-120
Fx: (517) 353-5174
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