Ronnie Coffman

Andrew H. & James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor; Director of the CALS Office of International Programs
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

B75 Mann Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-2554

Ronnie Coffman

Andrew H. & James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor; Director of the CALS Office of International Programs
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Plant breeding and research management

Current Research Interest
Driving genetic gains in wheat and cassava

Distinction
American Society of Agronomy Fellow
American Society of Agronomy International Agronomy Award
Women in Agronomy, Crops, Soils, and Environmental Sciences Mentoring Award
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Honorary Doctor of Science
Inaugural World Agriculture Prize, Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural (GCHERA) and Life Sciences and Nanjing Agricultural University

Selected Publications
Coffman, W. Ronnie, Maricelis Acevedo, and Linda McCandless. “Rust, Risk, and Germplasm Exchange: The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.” Indian Journal Plant Genetic Resources 29 (2016): 417-419.

Coffman, W. Ronnie. “Fear and Food Security.” Food and Energy Security 3, no. 2 (2014): 96-97. 

Cornell Research Website Article
Wheat Surveillance, A Global Concern