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Sarah Evanega

Adjunct International Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University

About Me

Sarah Evanega is an adjunct international professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics and Senior Associate Director of the Office of International Programs in The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. She also serves as the Director of the Cornell Alliance for Science—a global communications initiative that promotes evidence-based decision-making in agriculture. She teaches courses on agricultural biotechnology at the graduate and undergraduate level. Sarah was instrumental in launching the CALS initiative, AWARE (Advancing Women in Agriculture through Research and Education) which promotes women in agriculture. Sarah received her PhD in the field of Plant Biology from Cornell University. She came to Cornell after completing a BA in Biology at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Sarah grew up in a small agricultural village in northwest Illinois. As a scientist interested in promoting evidence-based decision making, her super power of choice would be wonder woman’s lasso of truth.

Courses and Programs taught by Sarah Evanega