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NameTom Tomich
TitleWK Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems
Office1335 Hart Hall
Office LocationOpen Floor Plan
WebsiteWeb link
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EducationPh.D., Stanford University, June 1984 / MS, Stanford University, June 1982 / BS, University of California, Davis March 1979
Areas of InterestTom Tomich joined the University of California Davis faculty in January 2007. He is founding director of the new Agricultural Sustainability Institute, inaugural holder of the WK Kellogg Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, and professor of community development, environmental science and policy at UC Davis. He also serves as director of the UC ANR statewide Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. Tomich was principal economist for the World Agroforestry Centre from 1994-2006. During that time, he worked with the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins, first in Southeast Asia and then as ASB global coordinator, based in Nairobi, Kenya, leading long-term collaborative partnerships at sites in the Amazon, Congo Basin, and Southeast Asia aiming to raise productivity and income of rural households without increasing deforestation or undermining essential environmental services. Before that, Tomich spent 10 years as a policy advisor and institute associate with the Ha
Recent Publications1) *“Integrative science in practice: process perspectives from ASB, the partnership for the tropical forest margins.”* TP Tomich, D Timmer, SJ Velarde, JC Alegre, V Areskoug, D Cash, A Cattaneo, P Ericksen, L Joshi, J Kasyoki, C Legg, M Locatelli, D
 2) *“Linking land-change science and policy: current lessons and future integration.”* RS Reid, TP Tomich, X Jianchu, H Geist, and A Mather with numerous contributing authors. 2006. In: EF Lambin and HJ Geist (eds.) /Land-Use and Land-Cover Change: L
 3) */Environmental Services and Land Use Change: Bridging the Gap between Policy and Research in Southeast Asia./* TP Tomich, M van Noordwijk, and DE Thomas (eds.). 2004. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 244 pp. Also published as a special issue of /Agri