Claire Kremen

professor, environmental sciences; co-director, Berkeley Food Institute

Claire Kremen is a professor in UC Berkeley's Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and co-director of the Berkeley Food Institute. Kremen is an ecologist whose research explores the ecological, social and economic benefits, costs and barriers to adoption of diversified farming systems, and examines how to restore pollination and pest-control services in intensively farmed landscapes. She was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 2007 and elected to the California Academy of Sciences in 2013.