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 News
May 22, 2017
Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
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