Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig
Senior research scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies & Columbia University Earth Institute’s Center for Climate Systems Research
Dr. Rosenzweig is a senior research scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and the co-located Columbia University Earth Institute’s Center for Climate Systems Research. Dr. Rosenzweig’s specific area of expertise is climate change and food systems. At NASA GISS, she heads the Climate Impacts Group, whose mission is to investigate the interactions of climate (both variability and change) on systems and sectors important to human well-being. In 2019, Dr. Rosenzweig was coordinating lead author of the food security chapter for the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land. In May 2022, Dr. Rosenzweig was announced as the World Food Prize Laureate.