Antoinette WinklerPrins

Dr. WinklerPrins is a geographer currently serving as the Deputy Division Director for the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate at the (US) National Science Foundation. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Environmental Sciences and Policy Program in the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Advanced Academic Programs where she teaches a course on sustainable food systems. She was on the faculty of the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University for 13 years. Originally from the Netherlands, Dr. WinklerPrins has lived and worked in numerous places around the world. A people-environment geographer, her research focus has focused on agricultural livelihoods and soils, environmental knowledge, and urban agriculture, especially in tropical locations. She has published in a wide variety of outlets, most recently she edited the book (with Kent Mathewson) Forest, Field, and Fallow: Selections by W.M. Denevan and published an article entitled “Reframing Pre-European Amazonia through an Anthropocene Lens” with Brazilian ecologist Carolina Levis in the special issue on the Anthropocene of the Annals of the American Association of Geographers Vol. 111(3): 858-868.