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Dr. Dina M. Liebowitz

Plant Science Program Director


Mailing Address:
Fifield Hall
2550 Hull Road
PO Box 110690
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Office: 1511 Fifield Hall
Phone: (352) 392-1040

  • Educational Background
    • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Ecology, School of Natural Resources and Environment (2013).
      University of Florida, Gainesville. NSF IGERT Fellow in the Adaptive Management of Water, Wetlands, and Watersheds program.
    • M.S., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (2007).
      University of Florida, Gainesville. Concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development.
    • B.A., Environmental Studies and Biology (2000).
      University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
    • Work Experience
      • Program Coordinator, UF/IFAS CALS Field & Fork Campus Food Program, Gainesville, FL (2018-2023).
      • Program Scientist, California Ocean Science Trust, Oakland, CA (2015-2017).
      • Science Integration Fellow/Postdoctoral Scientist, California Ocean Science Trust and University of California, Santa Cruz, CA (2013-2015).
      • Field Biology Coordinator, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2001-2005).
        • International Experience
          • Botswana and South Africa: Course participant, Interdisciplinary Field Methods, University of Florida (2008).
          • Andros Island, The Bahamas: MS Studies, University of Florida (2005-2007).
          • Roviana, Solomon Islands: Research Trainee, Pacific Islands Field Training Program, UC Santa Barbara (2006).
          • The Bahamas, Costa Rica, Galapagos Islands, Panama, South Africa, and Swaziland: Field Biology Coordinator, Harvard University (2000-2005).
          • Eilat, Israel: Project Manager, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (2000-2001).
          • Cairns, Australia: Student Researcher, Balkanu Cape York Development Corporation (1998).