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Marney Isaac

Dr. Marney Isaac is a Professor and Canada Research Chair in Agroecosystems and Development, and is the Director of the University of Toronto’s Sustainable Food and Farming Futures Cluster. Dr. Isaac’s research develops novel social-ecological methods to generate contemporary insights into sustainable agroecosystem policy and practice. Her interdisciplinary research lab explores plant-soil interactions, nutrient cycles and ecosystem function in diversified agroecosystems and agroforestry systems, and the social processes that lead to agroecological transitions. Dr. Isaac is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Ecology, Agronomy for Sustainable Development, and Biotropica. Currently, Dr. Isaac serves on multiple research networks, including the NSERC funded Design of Living Infrastructure for Ecosystem Services training platform, the international Diversified Agroecosystems Research Network, and the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada supported Organic Science Clusters program. She publishes widely in environmental science, agronomy, ecology, and multi-disciplinary sustainability science journals.

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