Fellows Cohort 13


Fellow Olga Bolden TillerOlga Bolden-Tiller

Associate Professor of Animal Science, Department Head, Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences & Asst. Dean of Development, (Currently serving as Dean) College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences, Tuskegee University

Rich BonannoRich Bonanno

Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Director, NC State Extension, North Carolina State University

Jake BowmanJacob Bowman

Department Chair and Professor, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware

Ashli BrownAshli Brown

State Chemist and Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology, and Pant Pathology, (Currently serving as Interim Department Head Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion) Mississippi State University

Mike BurchellMike Burchell

Associate Professor and Department Extension Leader, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University

Graham CochranGraham Cochran

Senior Administrative Officer, ​(Currently serving as Associate Dean for Operations) ​College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

John CranfieldJohn Cranfield

Chair, Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics,(Currently serving as Professor and Associate Dean for External Relations) University of Guelph

Marcos FernandezMarcos Fernandez 

Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs, (Currently serving as Professor of Animal Science) College of Agriculture, Purdue University

David FernandezDavid Fernandez

Interim Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, (currently serving as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education) University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Bryan GartonBryan Garton

Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs, (Currently serving as Senior Associate Dean) College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri

Amy GrundenAmy Grunden 

Professor of Microbiology, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology,(Currently serving as NCARS Assistant Director) North Carolina State University

Vanessa JacksonVanessa Jackson

Chair, Department of Retailing and Tourism Management, University of Kentucky

Caroline Lawrence DillCarolyn Lawrence-Dill

Professor of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Chair of Graduate Interdepartmental Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, (Currently serving as Associate Dean for Research and Discovery) Iowa State University

Terry NiblackTerry Niblack

Senior Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University (Emeritus)

Vara PrasadVara Prasad

University Distinguished Professor and Director of Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research Sustainable Intensification, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University

Jim PrinceJim Prince

Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Bob RobertsBob Roberts

Head, Department of Food Science, Pennsylvania State University

Clint RoweClint Rowe

Scientist (Currently serving as Manager), Research and Development, Perdue Foods

Katie ThrushKatie Thrush

Section Manager, Evidence Development and Compliance, Abbott Nutrition, Columbus, OH

Anne VeegerAnne Veeger

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Environment & Life Sciences, (Currently serving as Vice Provost, Academic & Faculty Initiatives) University of Rhode Island

John VreyensJohn Vreyens

Director, Global Initiatives, University of Minnesota Extension

curtis WellerCurt Weller

Head, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Hazel WetzsteinHazel Wetzstein

Head, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University (Emeritus)

Todd WintersTodd Winters

Dean, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, University of Tennessee at Martin

Jeff YoungJeff Young

Associate Director for Extension, Director of County Operations, (Currently serving as Director for Urban Extension) Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky