Angela Records, PhD, is a Policy Fellow with the American Phytopathological Society, and she works as a science consultant for Eversole Associates, a small science and technology consulting firm. Angela earned her B.S. in Biology from Baylor University, an M.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from Texas A&M University. She completed postdoctoral studies at the Maryland Pathogen Research Institute at the University of Maryland in College Park. After spending over a decade in the laboratory studying and publishing on the molecular aspects of host-pathogen interactions, Angela shifted into science policy work. She is particularly interested in policies related to the science of food and agriculture.