Dr. Rosalie Koenig
Instructional Assistant Professor and Administrator, Agronomy and Center for Stress Resilient Agriculture
Dr. Koenig serves as the Interim Director for the Center for Stress Resilient Agriculture and the Agroecology graduate concentration and graduate and undergraduate certificate programs. In her administration role with the Center, she manages the research, education and extension activities. These include partnerships and programs between UF and other Agroecology-focused programs throughout the world. Previously she was the PI on two, USDA funded projects to develop training materials using innovative, experiential teaching approaches. Most of her research is multi-disciplinary with colleagues in the social sciences. Recently, she served as the Interim Director for the International Programs office within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and was the PI for a $13.7 million USAID-funded project in Haiti. As part of the project, she worked with her team to recruit 25 graduate students to complete their degrees at the University of Florida and Louisiana State University. Throughout their program she served as a mentor for the students to ensure that they succeeded in their research and academic programs. Her international experience includes academic and research activities in Costa Rica, Haiti, Honduras, Ghana and Senegal. She served for two years as an advisory board member of the USAID funded Horticulture Innovation Lab managed by the University of California Davis. She was the UF PI for a USAID Borlaug Scholar program led by Michigan State University that trained graduate students in various UF departments. Through these projects, Dr. Koenig has mentored numerous international students through their academic programs at UF.