V. Ernesto Méndez
Faculty Director, Agroecology and Livelihoods Collaborative

Professor of Agroecology & Environmental Studies in the Department of Plant and Soil Science and the Environmental Program, University of Vermont


  • Ph.D. in Agroecology and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz (2004)
  • M.S. in Agroforestry, Tropical Agriculture Research & Higher Education Center (CATIE), Costa Rica (1996)
  • B.S. in Crop Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (1994)
  • CV (PDF)
Areas of interest

Agroecology; Food Security and Sovereignty; Rural Livelihoods; Agrifood Systems; Political Ecology; Participatory Action Research (PAR);  Environmental Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes

Contact Information

Email: Ernesto.Mendez@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 656-2924
Office Hours: by appointment