Rosamond (Roz) Naylor is the William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Professor (by courtesy) in Economics, and founding Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) at Stanford University. She received her PhD from Stanford University in applied economics, her Masters in economics from the London School of Economics, and her Bachelors degree(s) in economics and environmental science from the University of Colorado.
Her research focuses on policies and practices to improve global food security and protect the environment on land and at sea. In addition to her many peer-reviewed papers, Naylor has published two books on her work: The Evolving Sphere of Food Security (Naylor, ed., 2014), and The Tropical Oil Crops Revolution: Food, Farmers, Fuels, and Forests (Byerlee, Falcon, and Naylor, 2017). She is a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America, a Pew Marine Fellow, a Leopold Leadership Fellow, and a Fellow of the Beijer Institute for Ecological Economics, and a member of Sigma Xi.
Naylor serves as the President of the Board of Directors for Aspen Global Change Institute and is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Oceana.