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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Administration, Centers, and Faculty Administration  


Laura J. Lawson, Ph.D., Interim Executive Dean (effective July 1, 2020)

Robert M. Goodman, Ph.D., Executive Dean (through June 2020)

Office of the Executive Dean

Joyce Carlson, Senior Executive Assistant

Rubia Serra, Administrative Assistant

Paul T. Elwood, Vice Dean for Administration; Associate Dean of Academic Personnel

Melissa McKillip, Vice Dean for Advancement

Margaret (Peggy) Brennan, Senior Associate Director, NJAES; Director, Office of Administration and Strategic Development

Wendie Cohick, Senior Associate Director, NJAES; Director of Research

Brian Schilling, Senior Associate Director, NJAES; Director, Cooperative Extension

MuKund V. Karwe, Dean of International Programs

Thomas Leustek, Dean of Academic Programs

Lisa Estler, Associate Dean of Planning and Budget

Mike Green, Director, Office of Communications and Marketing

Greg DiLalo, Director of Information Technology

Rachele Sylvan, Director of Financial and Business Administration

Brian McGonigle, Manager, Office of Alumni and Community Engagement

Oscar Schofield, Chair, Department Chairs Council

Paula Walcott-Quintin, Executive Communications Specialist, Office of Communications and Marketing

Teresa Kearse-Pergher, Assistant Director of Human Resources

Office of Academic Programs

Thomas Leustek, Dean of Academic Programs 

Latisha Crubaugh, Senior Administrative Assistant

Xenia Morin, Senior Associate Dean for Learning

Mary Nucci, Assistant Dean for Campus Engagement

Kristen Lester, Senior Administrative Associate for Experiential Learning and Special Initiatives

Julie Traxler, Associate Dean, Academic Programs

Carol Andrew, Assistant Dean

Penny Carlson, Assistant Dean

Liaan Pechera, Assistant Dean

Sharice Richardson, Assistant Dean

Serafina Smith, Assistant Dean of Recruitment and Advising

Joseph Ventola, Assistant Dean

Romal Vaidya, Coordinator of Academic Services and Student Records 

Caroline Coogan, Program Coordinator

Stacey Pontoriero, Program Coordinator

Doe Bassano, Administrative Assistant

Kristen Goodrich, Administrative Assistant

Laura Mitchell, Administrative Assistant 

Graduate Program Directors

Troy Roepke, Endocrinology and Animal Biosciences

Sanjib Bhuyan, Food and Business Economics

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Nutritional Sciences

George Hamilton, Entomology

Bingru Huang, Plant Biology

Malin Pinsky, Ecology and Evolution

Jean Marie Hartman, Landscape Architecture

Anthony Broccoli, Atmospheric Science

Lisa Rodenburg, Environmental Sciences

Yair Rosenthal, Oceanography

Don Schaffner, Food Science

Chris Uchrin, Bioenvironmental Engineering

Gerben Zylstra, Microbial Biology

Undergraduate Program Directors

Steven G. Decker, Meteorology

Frank J. Gallagher, Environmental Planning

Nrupali Patel, Plant Science

Uta Krogmann, Environmental Engineering

Paul Meers, Biotechnology

Xenia Morin, Agriculture and Food Systems

Holly G. Nelson, Landscape Architecture

Karen O'Neill, Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior

Chitra Ponnusamy, Food Science

Jeffra Schaefer, Environmental Sciences

Suzanne Sukhdeo, Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources

Gary Taghon, Marine Sciences

Isaac Vellangany, Environmental and Business Economics

Ines Rauschenbach, Microbiology

Chloe Hawkings, Entomology

Lori White, Biochemistry

John Worobey, Nutritional Science

Aparna Zama, Animal Science

Christina Kaunzinger, Faculty Coordinator, Living Labs

Suzanne Sukhdeo, Coordinator, Student Success Initiative

Meredith Taylor, Research Associate, Office of Urban Extension and Engagement

Jason C. Grabosky, Director, General Honors Program

John Reinfelder, Director, George H. Cook Scholars Program

Jenice Sabb, Assistant Dean, Director, EOF

Jacqueline Moore, Assistant Director/EOF Manager

Martha Estevez, EOF Administrator

Ileana Almaguer, Senior EOF Counselor

Edrice Wyatt, Senior EOF Counselor

Damarys Romero, EOF Counselor

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