Penn State University, State College, PA
Scientist (toxicology, ecology, or biochemistry) Representative
January, 2017 – January, 2022
Dr. Mortensen is currently a Professor of Weed and Applied Plant Ecology at Penn State University, and served previously as a Professor of Weed Ecology at the University of Nebraska from 1987 to 2001. He is the current Chair of the Pests and Beneficial Species in Agricultural Production Systems Foundational Program, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture competitive grants program. Dr. Mortensen serves on the Board of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and is a member of the Rodale Farming Systems Advisory Committee. He has a PhD in Crop Science & Soil Physics.