Amy Quandt


Amy Quandt is an environmental social scientist and human ecologist in the Department of Geography at San Diego State University. Her work addresses issues surrounding agroforestry and natural resource management, particularly in East Africa. She explores the use of mobile technology in agricultural development and study local perceptions of drought and climate change. She spent five years living and working in East Africa working with international organizations that place an importance on grassroots movements and local participation, including the World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya Red Cross Society, Peace Corps Tanzania, and USAID.

Op-ed: Farmworkers Face Stress and Depression. The Pandemic Made It Worse.

Migrant farm laborers have their temperature checked in King City, California. (Photo credit: Brent Stirton, Getty Images)