Fellows Cohort 14

Todd Applegate

Department Head, Poultry Science, University of Georgia

Sheryl Barringer

Department Chair, Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University

Edmund Buckner

Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs, School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Alcorn State University

Indrajeet Chaubey

Associate Dean and Director, College of Agriculture, International Programs, Purdue University (Currently serving as Dean & Director, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut)

Susan Duncan

Associate Director, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Virginia Tech

Jeff Edwards

Department Head, Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University


Deacue Fields

Dean and Associate Vice President, Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

Garey Fox

Department Head, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, NC State University

Elena Irwin

Professor and Faculty Director, Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Themes Program, Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, The Ohio State University

Kenneth Jones

Director, Program and Staff Development and Professor, Community and Leadership Development, University of Kentucky

Stephanie Jung

Professor, (Currently serving as Department Head) Food Science and Nutrition, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo

Venu (Kal) Kalavacharla

Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Director, Center for Integrated Biological & Environmental Research, College of Agriculture Science and Technology, Delaware State University

Rob Kallenbach

Interim Associate Dean and Senior Program Director, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri

Stefan Niewiesk

Chair of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University

Tom Porter

Professor, Department of Animal & Avian Sciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland

K.P. Sandeep

Department Head, Food Science, NC State University

Neal Schrick

Department Head, Animal Science, University of Tennessee

Raymon Shange

Assistant Dean of Cooperative Extension, Director of Carver Integrative Sustainability Center, Cooperative Extension, Tuskegee University

Adel Shirmohammadi

Associate Dean for Research and Associate Director of Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES), University of Maryland

Tara Smith

Regional Director, Central Region Louisiana State University Agricultural Center

Sriram Tharmapuram

Director, Consumer Science, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development

Johan Ubbink

Department Head, Food Science and Nutrition, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo (Currently serving as Professor and Head of the Food Science and Nutrition Department, University of Minnesota)

Robert Wagner

Department Head, Forestry and Natural Resources,  Purdue University

Shannon Washburn

Assistant Dean, College of Agriculture Academic Programs, Kansas State University

Hongwei Xin
Assistant Dean for Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University (Currently serving as Dean and Director of UT Ag-Research at the University of Tennessee)