Alexa Lamm Wins 2020 Borlaug CAST Communication Award

  • On May 13, 2020

Congratulations to Alex Lamm, PhD, winner of the 2020 Borlaug Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Communication Award! An Associate Professor of Science Communication at the University of Georgia, Dr. Lamm has a long list of accomplishments as a scientist, educator, and writer.

As a leader in the field of social science research, Dr. Lamm examines the impacts of communication and educational practices, especially as they relate to technology that advances agricultural production while maintaining a sustainable environment. Much of her work explores how people make decisions about water conservation, water protection, and water policy.

An award presentation will occur during World Food Prize Symposium week in October 2020. The Borlaug CAST Communication Award honors the legacies of Nobel Prize winner Dr. Norman Borlaug and Dr. Charles A. Black, the first president of CAST. Learn more about Dr. Lamm and the CAST Communication Award here.