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Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods
temporarily relocated to:

1577 Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1050, USA
voice: (515) 294-9237
fax: (515) 294-9477

Dr. Mark Westgate

Dr. Mark Westgate, Director

Mark Westgate is Director and professor of crop production and physiology in the Agronomy Department. He is recognized internationally as an authority on corn and soybean reproductive development. He is working with farmers to increase yield and nutritional quality.
(515) 294-9106

Dr. Robert Mazur

Dr. Robert E. Mazur, Associate Director, Socio-Economic Development

Robert E. Mazur is Associate Director for socio-economics. His primary focus is on innovation and diversification in rural livelihood strategies, and linkages among livelihood activities, food security, and health. Dr. Mazur was Director of CSRL from 2003 to 2008.
(515) 294-9286

Dr. Gail Nonnecke

Dr. Gail Nonnecke, Associate Director, Service Learning

Gail Nonnecke is Associate Director for Education. She is a University Professor in the Department of Horticulture and Coordinator for the Global Resource Systems major at ISU. Dr. Nonnecke initiated and manages CSRL's Student Service Learning/School Garden Program.
(515) 294-0037

Dr. Max Rothschild

Dr. Max Rothschild, Associate Director, Livestock Production

Max Rothschild is Associate Director for Livestock Production and Health. He is widely recognized as a world leader in pig molecular genetics. He manages numerous livestock projects to develop sustainable livestock production systems for rural households and schools.
(515) 294-6202

Tami Corcoran

Tami Corcoran, Program Coordinator

Tami Corcoran is the CSRL Program Coordinator. She is responsible for program accounting and budget management as well as day to day activities of the CSRL office at Iowa State University.
(515) 294-9237

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