Association. She earned her B.S. in biological sciences and Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland.

Scott M. Swinton, Ph.D., is a professor and associate chair in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University. His current research explores economic approaches to enhance the provision of ecosystem services from agriculture, including projects with the NSF’s long-term ecological research agroecological site in Michigan and the U.S. Department of Energy Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center. In addition to his U.S. activities, he has conducted research on farming systems and natural resource management while living in Africa and Latin America. Dr. Swinton served on the NAS panel on the status of pollinators and on several journal editorial boards, including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. He earned his B.A. in political science and economics from Swarthmore College, his M.S. in agricultural economics from Cornell University, and his Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics from the University of Minnesota.

Steven Wing, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His research and teaching are primarily in the areas of occupational and environmental health. Dr. Wing has conducted several studies of air pollution and health in communities near confined animal feeding operations. Dr. Wing received his Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



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