Dr. Amani Omer is an agri-environmental economist specializing in the economics of agriculture and biodiversity. She is specifically interested in finding sustainable solutions to social, economic and environmental issues that are facing modern societies such as meeting the food security challenge. To this end, her research work in the area of sustainable intensification has contributed to the debate in agri-environmental policy reforms and has been featured in news stories and discussed by the UK Parliament.
Dr. Omer has taught in various areas of economics using innovative teaching and learning approaches to enhance students’ learning. In recognition of her work on Flipped Economics and Online Homework, she was awarded the PI College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Innovations Award in 2017.