The people of The Land Institute tend to be like the prairie — diverse and perennial. We are working together to accomplish a mission to which we are all passionately committed.
Just click on the photo of each staff member below for his or her bio.
You can also visit our Board of Directors page for their brief profiles.
Senior Development & Communications Officer
Editor of The Land Report
Research Technician, Ecology
Research Technician, Kernza®
Director of Development
Lead Scientist, Perennial Sorghum
Director of Research and Lead Scientist, Ecology Program
Lead Scientist, Kernza® Domestication Program
Grounds and Aesthetics Technician
Research Technician, Oilseeds Project
Postdoctoral Fellow, Perennial Sorghum Breeding
Facilities and Special Projects Manager
Lead Scientist, Perennial Legumes
Aubrey Streit Krug
Postdoctoral Fellow, Ecosphere Studies
Chief Operating Officer
Postdoctoral Fellow, Perennial Wheat
David Van Tassel
Lead Scientist, Perennial Oilseeds
Lead Scientist, Perennial Wheat
Operations Associate and Administrative Assistant to Wes Jackson