• FAMU BASE students - Virginia Tech University - April 2016. 
  • Dean Taylor receiving a USDA Certificate from the USDA Undersecretary, Catherine Woteki
  • Fall 2015 Graduate! 
  • Famu Research & Extension Center in Quincy
  •   CAFS planting a tree on Earth Day at Blanche Ely High School. 
  •  Experience CAFS!
  • Coming in August 2017 





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).