Meet the staff

Meet our staff

For over 75 years, FAS has fostered the voices of world-class experts and early-career researchers alike from a variety of scientific, academic, and professional backgrounds.

meet our Impact Fellows

FAS Support a variety of fellow, residential and adjunct, to further our mission advancing experts, innovators, and early-career talent.

Ashley Schimke has worked with a variety of food system stakeholders and practitioners across federal nutrition security programs for over 12 years.
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Ashley Schimke
Audrey Peek
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Audrey Peek
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Bhavya Mohan
Brittni Echols joins FAS after having worked a year with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services in the Local and Regional Foods Division.
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Brittni Echols
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Candace Young
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Christopher J. Gillespie
Science and Democracy,
Biotechnology and Society,
Innovation & Economic Competitiveness,
Climate Resilience,
Sustainable Agriculture,
Ecosystems Governance
Cristina Jopling has worked both abroad and domestically in sustainable agriculture, grant writing, and food value chain coordination.
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Cristina Jopling
Cynthia Caul is a Regional Outreach Coordinator Impact Fellow.
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Cynthia Caul
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Dakota Graves
Danielle Barber is an Agricultural Marketing Specialist Impact Fellow.
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Danielle Barber
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Dominique Dallas
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Elizabeth Texeira