The partnerships & communications team

Michael Major

Science Communications Specialist

Languages spoken:
English and Spanish
Favorite crop:

Michael works closely with the Science Team to disseminate information regarding the Genebank Platform, Crop Wild Relatives and Genesys. Michael has worked as an agricultural communicator for 35 years and has lived in five continents. He has worked at international agricultural research centers including ICARDA, CIAT and CATIE.

Michael holds a Masters of Science degree in agricultural journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Costa Rica for two years.