MA, 1986, University of Paris V-Sorbonne
BFA, summa cum laude, 1995, University of Michigan
Communication Manager - Food Security Policy (FSP) Innovation Lab
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039
Elisabeth Paymal is a Communication Manager for the Food Security Policy Innovation Lab, a “Feed the Future” project managed by the Food Security Group, in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University.
Prior to joining MSU, Elisabeth was the Head of the communication and fundraising unit at the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity in Paris. Addressing a variety of audiences, she has created and managed many publications on scientific research about the sustainable use of biodiversity resources. Elisabeth was also the Work Package leader of the communication, outreach and dissemination of BioVeL, a European Commission funded project. This consortium developed informatics tools to process large data sets for biodiversity research.
Elisabeth has also extensive experience in graphic design for print and digital media, and in particular for academic and scientific research projects. As a curator and program manager, she has designed and implemented exhibition programs and events at the University of Michigan.