Wayne Parrott, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. To get to know Dr. Parrott, Best Food Facts asked him a few questions.
Tell us something interesting about yourself.
I am from Guatemala and raised in Central America. I am what one gets by mixing Spanish, Hungarian, English, German and Mayan bloodlines!
If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Time travel. I would love to have been present when key decisions were made that affect us today, and try to understand the motivations behind the decisions.
What's the last good book you read?
Fiction: Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Non-Fiction: The Locavore's Dilemma
What are three words that best describe you?
Curious, Passionate, Scholarly
What do you like to do in your free time?
Travel, genetic genealogy and learning about history.
What are you most passionate about?
Science education and sustainable agriculture.