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Davies to serve State Dept. as Jefferson Fellow

Peter DaviesFrom April 27 Cornell Chronicle article:

“Peter Davies, professor of plant physiology in the plant biology and horticulture departments, will serve as an adviser to the U.S. government on agricultural and food policy issues during the 2011-12 academic year as a Jefferson Science Fellow in the U.S. Department of State.

“Davies is one of 13 Jefferson fellows selected from universities all over the United States to spend a year as a science adviser with the State Department or the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Fellows may be asked to advise in any area of science (even if it is outside of their area of expertise) and help develop science policy, followed by another five-year commitment as a consultant to the State Department.”

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