STEM Shoutout: Dr. Alex Webster


Biology professor chosen as a 2021 Women in STEM Award winner


Dr. Alex Webster, an assistant professor in Economics, was selected in June as a 2021 Women in STEM Award winner.


Webster will work with professors from several departments on the project “Perspectives on Innovative Approaches in Agriculture to Managing Water Scarcity.” 


The collaborative research considers new efforts that could help address water shortages, including innovative and evolving water practices in agriculture. Currently, many solutions to water shortages around the world focus on recycling and efficiency in municipal supplies. 


The Co-PIs on the project are Dr. Caroline Scruggs, an associate professor in Community and Regional Planning; Dr. Melinda Morgan, an associate professor in Geography and Environmental Studies, and Jingjing Wang, an assistant professor in Economics.