Directory

Below is the department directory of faculty and staff.

Leadership

Frank Louws

Department Head; Department of Horticultural Science

Wayne Buhler

Professor and NC State Extension Pesticide Safety Education Specialist

Extension, Faculty

Chris Gunter

Director of Graduate Programs, Extension Vegetable Production Specialist and Professor

Academics, Extension, Faculty, Research

Helen Kraus

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator

Academics, Faculty

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor

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Hamid Ashrafi

Assistant Professor

Academics, Faculty, Research

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Roger Batts

IR-4 Field Research Director

EHRA Professional, Extension, Research

EHRA Research Associate

Ben Bergmann

Floriculture Research Associate

Academics, EHRA Professional, Extension, Research

EHRA Research Associate

MB

Margaret Bloomquist

Research Assoc

EHRA Professional, Staff

CB

Christine Bradish

Extension Asst

EHRA Professional, Staff

Lucy Bradley

Professor, Extension Specialist, Urban Horticulture

Extension, Faculty

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Dale Bremer

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

Wayne Buhler

Professor and NC State Extension Pesticide Safety Education Specialist

Extension, Faculty

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Danesha Carley

Director, Southern IPM Center; Associate Professor, Horticultural Science

Extension, Faculty, Research

Jose Cisneros

Director, CALS International Programs; Asst Professor of Practice

Faculty

Horticulture International & Entrepreneurship

BC

Bernadette Clark

Agr. Research Technician

Extension, Staff

CC

Christopher Clavet

Research Specialist-Exempt

Staff

MC

Mark Clough

Researcher and Extension Associate

EHRA Professional, Extension, Staff

CC

Cristian Collado

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Graduate

Nancy Creamer

Professor and Director Center For Environmental Farming Systems

Extension, Faculty, Research

W.K. Kellogg Endowed Professor

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Jeanine Davis

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Extension, Faculty, Research

Suzanna Denison

Extension Asst

Extension, Staff

Elizabeth 'Liz' Driscoll

4-H Specialist, Crops, Horticulture, Soils

EHRA Professional, Extension, Faculty

Rebecca Dunning

Research Assistant Professor

Academics, Extension, Faculty, Research

Director of Foundation for Food and Agriculture Graduate Fellowship Program

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Barb Fair

Associate Professor and Landscaping, Arboriculture, Urban Greening Extension Specialist

Academics, Extension, Faculty

Gina Fernandez

Professor

Extension, Faculty, Research

Bill Fonteno

Professor

Academics, Faculty, Research

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James Gibson

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

Charlotte Glen

Statewide Coordinator, NC Extension Master Gardener Program

EHRA Professional, Extension, Staff

Chris Gunter

Director of Graduate Programs, Extension Vegetable Production Specialist and Professor

Academics, Extension, Faculty, Research

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Gabriele Gusmini

Adjunct Asst Professor

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty

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William Hamilton

NC FarmLink Co-Director – Western Region

EHRA Professional, Extension, Staff

Extension Associate

CH

Chris Harlow

Ag Research Specialist

Staff

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Philip Hatfield

Research Technician

Extension, Staff

MH

Michelle Healey

Business Services Coordinator

Staff

CH

Chris Heim

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

JH

James Herbage

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

Ricardo Hernandez

Assistant Professor

Academics, Faculty, Research

Mark Hoffmann

Assistant Professor / Small Fruits Extension Specialist

Extension, Faculty, Research

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Bradley Holland

HFL Superintendent

Staff

CH

Christopher Holmberg

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

BH

Brandon Hopper

Bus & Tech App Technician

Extension, Staff

Computer

EH

Emma Hutchens

Extension Asst

Staff

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Ragy Ibrahem

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

Massimo Iorizzo

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Research

Lee Ivy

Senior Lecturer

Academics, Faculty

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Brian Jackson

Associate Professor

Academics, Faculty, Research

Katie Jennings

Associate Professor

Extension, Faculty, Research

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Tim Ketchie

Agric Res Tech

Staff

PK

Phyllis Knight

Administrative Support Specialist

Staff

Tom Kon

Assistant Professor

Extension, Faculty, Research

Julia Kornegay

Professor

Academics, Extension, Faculty, Research

SK

Sergei Krasnyanski

Senior Researcher

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty

Helen Kraus

Associate Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator

Academics, Faculty

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor

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Anthony LeBude

Associate Professor and Nursery Extension Specialist

Extension, Faculty, Research

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Issac Lewis

Administrative Support Specialist for Undergraduate Programs

Staff

Wusheng Liu

Assistant Professor / Translational Genomics and Plant Bioengineering

Faculty, Research

JL

Jie Liu

Research Operations Manager

Staff

Frank Louws

Department Head; Department of Horticultural Science

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Nathan Lynch

Research Specialist

Staff

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Diane Mays

Research Specialist

Staff

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Michelle McGinnis

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty

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Cynthia McKenney

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

Rachel McLaughlin

Graduate Services Coordinator / Administrative Support Associate

Staff

Elisabeth Meyer

Senior Lecturer

Academics, Faculty

RM

Russell Mierop

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

EM

Emily Milks

Special

EHRA Professional, Staff

WM

Wayne Mitchem

Extension Associate and Southern Region Small Fruit Consortium Coordinator

EHRA Professional, Extension, Research, Staff

MM

Marcelo Mollinari

Senior Research Scholar

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Joe Neal

Professor / Department Extension Leader

Extension, Faculty, Research

CN

Carl Niedziela

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty

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Andra Nus

Research Asst

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Kerry Olive

Assistant Greenhouse Manager

Staff

Bode Olukolu

Research Asst Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional

Adjunct Assistant Professor

JO

James Owen

Adjunct Assoc Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

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Irene Palmer

Research Specialist

Staff

Dilip Panthee

Associate Professor

Faculty, Research

Mike Parker

Associate Professor/Extension Specialist

Academics, Extension, Faculty, Research

Kenneth Pecota

Researcher

EHRA Professional, Research, Staff

Penny Perkins-Veazie

Professor

Faculty, Research

AP

Ann Piotrowski

Research Specialist-Nonexempt

Staff

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Luping Qu

Research Specialist-Nonexempt

Staff

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Noah Ranells

NC FarmLink Director, Eastern NC

EHRA Professional, Extension, Staff

Extension Associate

Thomas Ranney

JC Raulston Distinguished Professor

Faculty, Research

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William Reece

Greenhouse Manager

Staff

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Sonam Sarwary

Temp Admin / Offc Suppt Staff

Staff

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Rocco Schiavone

Agr. Research Technician III

Staff

Jonathan Schultheis

Professor

Extension, Faculty, Research

RS

Reza Shekasteband

Research Scholar

EHRA Professional, Staff

Julie Sherk

Associate Professor

Academics, Faculty

Rhonda Sherman

Extension Solid Waste Specialist

EHRA Professional, Extension, Faculty

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Alisha Shiffer

Research Asst

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Emily Silverman

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

Graduate

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Chip Simmons

Area Specialized Agent, Food Safety, Fresh Produce

EHRA Professional, Faculty

Anne Spafford

Associate Professor

Academics, Faculty

Jessica Spencer

Research Associate

EHRA Professional, Research, Staff

Blueberry Breeder

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Keith Starke

Research Associate for Vegetable Production and Cultural Management

EHRA Professional, Research, Staff

LS

Leonora Stefanile

Research Asst

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Elena Toro Rogers

Area Specialized Agent- Food Safety- Fresh Produce

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Darren Touchell

Research Scholar

EHRA Professional, Staff

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Matthew Waldschmidt

Research Technician-Nonexempt

Staff

Graduate

Mark Weathington

Director, JC Raulston Arboretum

EHRA Professional, Extension, Faculty, Research

Todd Wehner

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor / Leader of stevia and cucurbit breeding project

Academics, Faculty, Research

RW

Robert Welker

Research Assoc

EHRA Professional, Staff

Brian Whipker

Professor and Commercial Floriculture Extension Specialist

Extension, Faculty, Research

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Kimberly Williams

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Faculty, EHRA Professional, Faculty

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Sharon Williamson

Research Specialist

Research, Staff

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Craig Yencho

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor; Program Leader Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding and Genetics Programs

Faculty, Research

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Shaobang Zeng

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Academics, Faculty, Research

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Xiaofei Zhang

Visitor/No Pay

Staff

JZ

Jianbo Zhang

Research Assoc

EHRA Professional, Staff

PZ

Paul Zorner

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Faculty, Faculty