CHG - People - Frank Davenport
Frank Davenport
Assistant Researcher III
Crop Production, Price Volatility, Malnutrition, Econometrics

Frank is a research scientist for Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on analyzing food production and market systems and how those systems influence food security. In addition to his work with FEWs he is also working on an NSF project to examine the relationship between long-term structural changes and food security in the Mexican Maize system. Prior to coming to Santa Barbara, Frank spent 5 years as GIS Analyst and Strategic planner, implementing enterprise GIS and Decision support systems for environmental agencies in California, Panama, and Abu Dhabi.