Dr. Kent Mullinix
Director, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS)
Office: Richmond campus, room 1810
Kent Mullinix is Director of the ISFS and is engaged in research and development to advance sustainable agriculture and food systems. Before joining KPU, Mullinix held the Endowed Joint Chair in Pomology and was an Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Washington State University. He was concurrently Professor and Director of Agriculture Programs at Wenatchee Valley College. Prior he was a horticulture research specialist (fruit and nut crops) for the Universities of Missouri, Minnesota and Kentucky. His specific areas of research and other scholarly work include development of ecologically sound, human intensive horticulture food crop production methods, development of bio-regional agri-food systems (including urban and peri-urban agriculture) and family-based agriculture revitalization as a critical element of sustainable agriculture and community. Additionally Mullinix is an Adjunct Professor in The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia and serves on the editorial board for the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal.
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