• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 





Michael Thomas, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Ohio State University
M.S. University of Georgia

Areas of Interest:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Valuation




Zacch Olorunnipa, Ph.D.
Ph.D. University of Illinois
Ahmadu Bello University

Areas of Interest:

  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Price Analysis




Alfredo B. Lorenzo, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Louisiana State University
M.S. UC Berkley
Areas of Interest:

  • Forest Management and Economics
  • Survey Research



Daniel Solís, Ph.D
Assistant Professor and Program Leader
Ph.D. & M.S. University of Connecticut
Areas of Interest:

  • Production Economics
  • Productivity and Efficiency Analysis
  • Climate and Weather Economics
  • Development Economics




Visiting Faculty

Rainer Haas,Ph.D., Professor, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, BOKU University.

Courtesy Faculty

Nicholas Stratis, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Sergio Alvarez, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

David Harding, Ph.D., Chief Economist, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Retired).