Social Sciences Lead
Bayer Crop Science
St. Louis, MO
Cami Ryan is the Social Sciences Lead with Bayer Crop Science. In her position with Regulatory Policy & Scientific Affairs (RPSA) she is responsible for strengthening relationships with social, behavioral and political scientists. In this role, Dr. Ryan leverages an expanding scientific network in North America and around the world to more closely examine and understand policy, regulations and acceptance of agricultural innovations.
She has worked in the area of agriculture for over 20 years and, until 2014, in academia for the preceding 15 years. Her research interests range from social network analysis, institutional analysis, innovation management, and knowledge flows in research networks to, most recently, the influence of online activism on public perceptions, policy and markets.
Dr. Ryan has sole-authored one book (2008) and co-authored another (2013) and has penned numerous articles in books and academic journals such as The International Journal of Technology and Globalization, International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Journal of Innovation Management, AgBioForum, Industry and Innovation and the Journal of International Law and Trade Policy. Additionally, she has published works in a number of mainstream media publications and online forums including: The Western Producer, The Huffington Post, The Winnipeg Free Press, RealAgriculture.com, AgWestBio Blog, and Biology Fortified.
Dr. Ryan holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies through the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of Saskatchewan and a B. Commerce from Edwards School of Business.