Creating Research Capacity through Partnership Development
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Dr. Mary Beckie
Dr. Mary Beckie is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta and
holds an interdisciplinary doctorate in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development from the
University of Saskatchewan. Over the past fifteen years her work has focused on sustainable community
development and community-based resource management, particularly as relates to agriculture and food.
Her role in the partnership will be to provide intellectual leadership in the area of knowledge
mobilization for sustainable agriculture. Her experience in community-based research provides
important contribution to governance and collaboration.