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William Suarez II Gomez

Research Student

William Suarez II Gomez

Division: Peace Studies & International Development

PhD title: The effects of the US Cabotage Act in the agribusiness supply chain in Puerto Rico and the impacts of the social right to adequate food of the population.

Research interests: Agriculture, Food Supply Chain, Cabotage Laws and Human Rights for the Adequate Food


Nationality: Puerto Rico

Supervisors: Dr. David Potts and Dr. Hossein Jalilian


  • October 2001 to 2007 - Researcher and Editor of comments from Colegio de Agrónomos de Puerto Rico, at different Laws Projects in environmental and agricultural manners to the Congress of Puerto Rico.

  • February 2003 to 2005 - Co-Editor and Co-Author at the Management of Animal Manure and Waste System Soft Law. Environmental Quality Bureau of Puerto Rico (JCA), San Juan.

  • April 2003 - Editor at the Professional Magazine, Colegio de Agrónomos de Puerto Rico (AGRONATURA)

  • December 2002 - Editor of the E-Publishing at the First Farm Congress of Puerto Rico. Colegio de Agrónomos de Puerto Rico, San Juan.

  • July 2001- Co - Author and Co-Editor at the Veterinary Physiology Laboratory Manual for bachelor students. University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez Campus Agriculture Science FacultyAnimal Science Department

Professional Activities:

  • 2008 to May 2012: Private school headmaster, San Juan PR.

  • December 2007 to April 2008 - Project Manager Colegio de Agrónomos rebuilding, San Juan PR.

  • August 2001 to 2008 – Executive Director’s of the Agricultural Scientist Board of Puerto Rico

  • January 2004 - Member of Puerto Rican Delegation on Agricultural Manners at the First Round of FTA Dominican Republic- United States