Sharon Lezberg, PhD, is the Community, Natural Resources, and Economic Development (CNRED) Educator at Dane County UW-Extension (Madison, WI). Her primary areas of focus are: organizational, leadership, and community development; community economic development; food systems; and natural resources. Previously, Lezberg worked as an Associate Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on research and outreach projects addressing community, local and regional food systems (food security/food access wtihin local food systems), bioenergy training, women in sustainable agriculture, and on-farm environmental management planning. Dr. Lezberg's work brings together research, outreach, and community engagement.
Dr. Lezberg holds a BA in Anthropology from the University of Michigan, an MA in International Development and Social Change from Clark University, and a PhD in Environment and Resources from the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sharon Lezberg, PhD.
Dane County UW-Cooperative Extension