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Hope Zabronsky is an Academic Coordinator II and Program Lead for the Climate-Smart Agriculture Program under the California Institute for Water Resources. She coordinates the program and works with the team of technical assistance providers.
Prior to joining UC ANR, Hope served as the Director of Program at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center in San Diego, where she managed the Center’s educational and research programs focused on sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, community-based leadership, and career-technical education. Previously, she managed statewide climate resilience projects at Strategic Energy Innovations, supported agricultural and climate adaptation research in Southern Africa at the International Food Policy Research Institute, and studied climate smart agriculture practices in California and Malawi as part of the Research Group on Agricultural Equity and Inclusion at the University of California, Davis.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, sustainability, and political science from the University of Vermont and master of science in international agricultural development from the University of California, Davis.
SpecialtyClimate Smart Agriculture
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Nutrients and Water in Agricultural Landscapes
- Climate Change
- Sustainable Food Systems
- Tsai, Yushiou; Zabronsky, Hope (2022). Efficacy of riparian buffers in phosphorus removal: a meta-analysis. Frontiers in Water.R. Kerachian. 93. July 4.