Jennie Barron is a professor of agricultural water management since 1 October 2017. Her inauguration lecture is about managing agricultural water in changing landscapes.
Jennie Barron's research concerns water management in agriculture. Her particular interests include development and transformation of agro-ecosystems and landscapes, through water and land management, policy engagement and capacity building, with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
In her research, she uses both empirical approaches and models, often in collaboration with researchers in other disciplines as well as with farmers and decision-makers. She has extensive collaboration with international research organisations.