Molly Jahn - Behind the Scenes

Molly Jahn, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jahn looks at how the convergence of science and engineering can help solve some of our most complex and important problems.

Molly Jahn, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Molly Jahn is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, holding appointments in the Laboratory of Genetics, the Department of Agronomy, and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. From 2006-2011, she served as dean of the University of Wisconsin's College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and Director of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station. In 2009-10, she provided interim leadership as Deputy and Acting Under Secretary of Research, Education and Economics at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She consults globally for business, government, philanthropic organizations, and international multi-lateral institutions interested in agriculture, food security and risk in food systems, life sciences and environment.