APPENDIX A
Biographical Sketches of Committee Members

LEONARD BERRY, Chair, received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. from the University of Bristol, England. He is currently Provost and Academic Vice President of Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Berry is a member of many professional societies including the Royal Geographical Society, the Association of American Geographers, and the Institute of British Geographers. He has also served on numerous committees for the National Research Council.

SUSANNA B. HECHT is currently an associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her B.Sc. from The University of Chicago, and M.A. and Ph.D. in geography from the University of California, Berkeley. Her areas of expertise include regional development policy and planning, resource science, soil science, and geography. She is a specialist in the development of the humid tropics. Dr. Hecht is a member of the American Anthropological Association, the Society of Tropical Foresters, and the Society of Conservation Biology.

CHARLES W. HOWE received his B.A. from Rice University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. He is currently professor of economics at the University of Colorado. Dr. Howe is also the President of the Association of Environment and Resource Economists.

JACK KELLER received his B.S. from the University of Colorado, M.S. from Colorado State University, and his Ph.D. in irrigation engineering from Utah State University. He is currently teaching at Utah State University and performs educational activities for governments, schools, and industry in on-farm design irrigation throughout the United States and a number of other countries. Dr. Keller is also Co-Director of the Water



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Toward Sustainability: Soil and Water Research Priorities for Developing Countries APPENDIX A Biographical Sketches of Committee Members LEONARD BERRY, Chair, received his B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. from the University of Bristol, England. He is currently Provost and Academic Vice President of Florida Atlantic University. Dr. Berry is a member of many professional societies including the Royal Geographical Society, the Association of American Geographers, and the Institute of British Geographers. He has also served on numerous committees for the National Research Council. SUSANNA B. HECHT is currently an associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her B.Sc. from The University of Chicago, and M.A. and Ph.D. in geography from the University of California, Berkeley. Her areas of expertise include regional development policy and planning, resource science, soil science, and geography. She is a specialist in the development of the humid tropics. Dr. Hecht is a member of the American Anthropological Association, the Society of Tropical Foresters, and the Society of Conservation Biology. CHARLES W. HOWE received his B.A. from Rice University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. He is currently professor of economics at the University of Colorado. Dr. Howe is also the President of the Association of Environment and Resource Economists. JACK KELLER received his B.S. from the University of Colorado, M.S. from Colorado State University, and his Ph.D. in irrigation engineering from Utah State University. He is currently teaching at Utah State University and performs educational activities for governments, schools, and industry in on-farm design irrigation throughout the United States and a number of other countries. Dr. Keller is also Co-Director of the Water

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Toward Sustainability: Soil and Water Research Priorities for Developing Countries Management Synthesis Project under the U.S. Agency for International Development. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a number of professional organizations. CHARLES B. McCANTS received his B.S. and M.S. from North Carolina State University, and his Ph.D. in soil science from Iowa State University. He is professor emeritus at North Carolina State University where he served as Director of the Management Entity for the Soil Management Collaborative Research Support Program, Head of the Soil Science Department, and research leader in soil management. HUGH POPENOE received his B.S. from the University of California, Davis, and his Ph.D. in soils from the University of Florida. He is currently Director of International Programs in Agriculture; Director of the Center for Tropical Agriculture; professor at the University of Florida; and President of the American Water Buffalo Association. His area of expertise is on tropical land management and tropical ecology. Dr. Popenoe has served on numerous National Research Council committees. GORO UEHARA is currently a professor in the Department of Agronomy and Soil Science at the University of Hawaii. He received his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Hawaii, and a Ph.D. in soil science from Michigan State University. His research intent is to develop simulation models to predict crop yields in any location in the world. Dr. Uehara is a member of the Soil Science Society of America, the Crop Science Society of America, the American Society of Agronomy, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.