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Faculty Extension and Outreach Directory

Nina Bassuk

Terence Bates

gary bergstrom

Gary Bergstrom

Professor

Email: gcb3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Biology, epidemiology, and integrated management of diseases of wheat, corn, soybean, forage legumes
Bergstrom profile


Elizabeth Bihn

Elizabeth Bihn

Senior Extension Associate, Department of Food Science

Email: eab38@cornell.edu

Department of Food Science (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Produce safety, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
Bihn profile


Thomas Björkman

Jean Bonhotal

Mark Bridgen

Susan Brown

Susan Brown

Professor

Email: skb3@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding & Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Marker-assisted breeding; apple breeding
Brown profile


Daniel Buckley

Juliet Carroll

Juliet Carroll

Senior Extension Associate; Fruit IPM Coordinator

Email: jec3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Integrated pest management; tree fruit; grapes; berries
Carroll profile


Lailiang Cheng

Jerome Cherney

Kerik Cox

Kerik Cox

Associate Professor

Email: kdc33@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Orchard fungal ecology, fungicide resistance, pesticide stewardship, fruit pathology
Cox profile


William Crepet

Margery Daughtrey

Walter de Jong

Walter De Jong

Associate Professor

Email: wsd2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding
Interests: Potato breeding and genomics; molecular genetics; insect, disease and nematode resistance
De Jong profile


Antonio DiTommaso

Laurie Drinkwater

Christopher Dunn

Marcia Eames-Sheavly

Marc Fuchs

Marc Fuchs

Professor

Email: mf13@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Virus diseases of fruit and vegetable crops; grape viruses; plant virus-insect vector interactions
Fuchs profile, Fuchs research site


David Gadoury

David Gadoury

Senior Research Associate

Email: dmg4@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Diseases of grapevine, apple, and strawberry; powdery mildew; downy mildew
Gadoury profile


 Susheng Gan

Susheng Gan

Professor

Email: sg288@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding
Interests: Regulatory mechanisms of plant senescence; dimensional control of gene expression; tobacco; Arabidopsis
Gan profile


Maria A. Gandolfo

 Deborah Grantham

Deborah Grantham

Senior Extension Associate, Director, Northeastern IPM Center

Email: dgg3@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Natural resources and the environment; watershed education; soil hyperspectral reflectance
Grantham profile


 Stewart Gray

Stewart Gray

Courtesy Professor

Email: smg3@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: plant virus-insect vector interactions; virus diseases of potato and grain crops
Gray profile, Gray research site


 Peter Gregory

Peter Gregory

Senior Research Associate

Email: pg46@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Breeding
Interests: International development; agricultural biotechnology; GM crops
Gregory profile


 Phillip Griffiths

Phillip Griffiths

Associate Professor

Email: pdg8@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Brassica and bean breeding; molecular breeding and diagnostics; international agriculture
Griffiths profile


Julie Hansen

Peter Hobbs

Peter Hobbs

Adjunct Professor, Associate Director IP-CALS

Email: ph14@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: International agriculture; tropical cropping systems; agroforestry
Hobbs profile, IP-CALS


 Kathie Hodge

Susan Hoskins

Susan Hoskins

Senior Extension Associate

Email: sbh1@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Geographic information systems (GIS); remote sensing; wetlands mapping
Hoskins profile


Jenny Kao-Kniffin

Awais Khan

 Julie Lauren

Julie Lauren

Instructor

Email: jgl5@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: International agriculture; rice-wheat cropping systems; soil management
Lauren profile


Magdalen Lindeberg

Timothy Martinson

Neil Mattson

Michael Mazourek

Michael Mazourek

Calvin Knoyes Keeney Associate Professor

Email: mm284@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Breeding and Genetics, Horticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Breeding
Interests: Cucurbit, pepper and pea breeding; biochemical genetics; organic systems
Mazourek profile


 Murray McBride

Murray McBride

Professor

Email: mbm7@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Toxic and trace metal bioavailability; contaminated soil remediation; soil health
McBride profile


 Susan McCouch

Susan McCouch

Professor

Email: srm4@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, Plant Biology, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Complex trait variation in rice; enhancing the performance of modern rice cultivars
McCouch profile, McCouch research site


Andrew McDonald

Andrew McDonald

Associate Professor

Email: ajm9@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Interests: Cropping systems ecology, agricultural sustainability and food security, international agriculture, policy, applied social sciences, water resources, and climate.
McDonald profile


 Margaret McGrath

Bill Miller

 Martha Mutschler-Chu

 Rebecca Nelson

Rebecca Nelson

Professor, McKnight Collaborative Crop Research Program Scientific Director

Email: rjn7@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Breeding, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Genetics of quantitative disease resistance; international agriculture; northern corn leaf blight; gray leaf spot
Nelson profile


 Kevin Nixon

Greg Peck

 Keith Perry

Keith Perry

Associate Professor, New York State Foundation Seed Potato Program Director

Email: klp3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Plant virus - insect vector interactions; diagnostic technologies; virus diseases of potato and grape
Perry profile, Perry research site, Uihlein Farm


 Sarah Pethybridge

Sarah Pethybridge

Associate Professor, Program Leader PPPMB - Cornell AgriTech

Email: sjp277@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Diseases of vegetables; Sclerotinia; epidemiology and fungicide resistance
Pethybridge profile


Marvin Pritts

Don Rakow

Donald Rakow

Associate Professor

Email: dr14@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Horticulture, Landscape Architecture
Interests: Public garden management; social impact of public gardens and parks; botanical history
 
Rakow profile


Kandukuri Raman

Kandukuri Raman

Adjunct Professor & Associate Director (Special Projects)

Email: kvr1@cornell.edu

International Programs, Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Agricultural biotechnology; curriculum development; agri-business
Raman profile


Anusuya Rangarajan

Stephen Reiners

Bruce Reisch

 Kelly Robbins

Kelly Robbins

Assistant Professor

Email: krr73@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Breeding
Interests: bioenergy, genomic selection, increasing understanding of genotype by environmental interactions, international agriculture
Robbins profile


Terence Robinson

 Adrienne Roeder

Frank Rossi

 David G. Rossiter

Jonathan Russell-Anelli

 Michael Rutzke

 Matthew Ryan

Matthew Ryan

Associate Professor

Email: mrr232@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Sustainable cropping systems; ecological weed management; cover crops
Ryan profile


 Michael Scanlon

Frank Shotkoski

Sonja Skelly

Sonja Skelly

Director of Education, Cornell Botanic Gardens

Email: sms92@cornell.edu

Section: Horticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Public garden management, plants and human well being, school & youth gardening, adult education
Skelly profile


 Christine Smart

Larry Smart

 Margaret Smith

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Maize breeding and genomics; abiotic stress tolerance; insect and disease resistance; organic systems; agricultural biotechnology
Margaret Smith profile


 Stephen Smith

 Karen Snover-Clift

Mark E. Sorrells

Lynn Sosnoskie

Alan Taylor

Harold van Es

 Klaas van Wijk

Justine Vanden Heuvel

 Donald Viands

Chris Watkins

 Courtney Weber

Courtney Weber

Associate Professor, Program Leader Horticulture - Cornell AgriTech

Email: caw34@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Berry breeding for improved disease and insect resistance and fruit quality
Weber profile


David Wolfe

 Peter Woodbury

Peter Woodbury

Senior Research Associate

Email: pbw1@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Agricultural and forest ecosystems; land use and environmental quality, greenhouse gas emissions; geospatial modeling
Woodbury profile


Dominic Woolf

Dominic Woolf

Senior Research Associate

Email: dw433@cornell.edu

Sections: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Interests: Soil carbon sequestration, restoration of degraded land, sustainable landscape management,  climate-smart agriculture, agroforestry, soil and water conservation, reforestation,  biochar, and bioenergy with carbon capture and storage.  
Woolf profile


Kenong Xu

Kenong Xu

Associate Professor

Email:

Sections: Horticulture (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Tree fruit genomics; gene regulatory networks in apple
Xu profile