Matthew Russell Profile

Resilient Agriculture Coordinator

515-271-4956
matt.russell@drake.edu

Areas of Expertise

Sustainable Agriculture, Food and Agriculture Policy, Climate Change, USDA Programs, Retail Agriculture, Local Foods

Education

MS – Iowa State University
BA – Loras College

Professional Experience

Resilient Agriculture Coordinator at the Drake Agricultural Law Center since 2006
Farm Service Agency, USDA State Committee Member
Co-owner and operator of Coyote Run Farm
DMACC and Drake University adjunct professor

Selected Publications

  • On Climate Change, We Must Put the Apple Down, Eco Catholic of the National Catholic Reporter (2015).
  • Faith Calls Us to Act on Climate Change, The Des Moines Register (2015) (co-author).
  • Climate Change an Opportunity for Iowa Farmers, The Des Moines Register (2015).
  • Climate Change is Real, The Cedar Rapids Gazette (2014).
  • Social Inclusion and Extra-market Food Service Programs: Challenges for Community Food Security in a Rural Iowa Count, Ames: Iowa State University, 2003.
Law School Events
December 1, 2017
Law School News
November 21, 2017
Drake Law faculty and students in the Middleton Center for Children's Rights were instrumental in a new Juvenile Court Rule banning the routine shackling of children in juvenile court.
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