Allison Thomson

AgMission Program Director, Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research

Allison is the current AgMission Program Director of the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research. She is the past Vice President, Science & Research, at Field to Market. Previously she was at a research institute at the University of Maryland where she conducted research and managed science programs for federal government clients. She has 15 years of experience in research on agricultural systems and their interactions with energy systems and the environment. Her work has included participation in field campaigns to simulation modeling at farm to national and global scales. She has written or contributed to more than 50 peer-reviewed publications, and held leadership positions with several national and international scientific programs. Allison holds a B.A. from Carleton College and a Masters of Environmental Management from Duke University.