The World Food Prize Foundation

2019 Borlaug Dialogue Speakers

Prof. Molly Jahn

Principal, Jahn Research Group

Dr. Molly Jahn is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she holds appointments in the Department of Agronomy, the Nelson Institute, and the Global Health Institute. She is also appointed Joint Faculty at the US Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) where she chairs the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate and sits on the Lab Director’s SAC.  From 2006-11 she served as Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Director of the Wisconsin Experiment Station.  In 2009, she was called to Washington to serve as Deputy and Acting Under Secretary of Agriculture, overseeing four USDA research and statistical agencies.

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