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Roland Ebel

Montana State University
Research Associate
Bozeman, MT
Roland Ebel has dedicated his professional life to the facilitation and the production of sustainable food. He counts with a PhD in Organic Farming, granted by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna. The thesis project was done in Gran Canaria, Spain, and dealt with organic tomato production. His Master’s (in horticulture) thesis project about the globe artichoke was implemented at the Technical University Munich. He was worked in five countries: Austria, Germany, Spain, Mexico, USA.
From 2008 to 2014, he was dedicated to the construction of a new university on the Yucatan Peninsula, the Intercultural Maya University of Quintana Roo. In addition to teaching, he served as Department Head and was involved in participative action research. During this period, he also worked as evaluator for FAO Mexico.
From 2014 to 2018, he worked at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), where he emphasized experiential teaching. As of 2018, he is imparting an online Agroecology course for the University of Massachusetts.
Since 2019, he serves as Postdoctoral Research Associate at Montana State University. Together with researchers from two other institutions, he contributes to the development of a generic Sustainable Food Systems curriculum.
Thursday, December 5

1:00pm MST