Faculty

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CA&ES has many new faces among the faculty, with additional recruitments underway. The college began wide-scale hiring efforts in 2009 in anticipation of a decade of increased faculty turnover due to retirements. Here are some of the most recent hires. Additional faculty profiles will be added over time.

Kassim Al-Khatib

  • Professor and Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-750-1249

Gwen Arnold

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Environmental Science and Policy
530-752-6718

Geoffrey Attardo

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology
203-464-2027

Brian Bailey

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-7478

Roger Baldwin

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
530-752-4551

Daniela Barile

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-0976

Barbara Blanco-Ulate

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-9690

Richard Blatchford

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-8763

Gail Bornhorst

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-9329

Noli Brazil

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-1805

Catherine Brinkley

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Community and Regional Development

Dario Cantu

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Viticulture and Enology
530-752-2929

Clare Casteel

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Pathology
530-752-6897

Daniel Ewon Choe

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-9899

Helen Dahlke

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-302-5358

David de la Peña

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-902-6080

Juliana Maria Leite Nobrega de Moura Bell

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-5007

Anna C. Denicol

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
352-665-1909

Erin DiCaprio

  • Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-6594

Irwin Donis-Gonzáles

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
530-752-8986

Reina Engle-Stone

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Nutrition
530-752-3827

Jennifer Falbe

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-9653

Amélie Gaudin

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-1212

Daniel Geisseler

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-754-9637

Dalia Ghanem

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
530-752-2414

Matthew E. Gilbert

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-7846

Elise Gornish

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-6314

Clare Gupta

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Human Ecology
650-766-7610

Brad Hanson

  • Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-8115

Matthias Hess

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-8809

Leah Hibel

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-9809

Jim Hill

  • Associate Dean Emeritus
530-754-9600

Jens Hilscher

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
530-752-4081

Kristina Horback

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-846-9037

Adele Igel

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-752-1018

Peng Ji

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Nutrition
530-979-4248

Yufang Jin

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-601-9805

Daniel Karp

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
778-835-7401

Kristin Kiesel

  • Lecturer, PSOE
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Steven J. Knapp

  • Professor and Director of the Strawberry Breeding Program at UC Davis
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-6884

Kaan Kurtural

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Viticulture and Enology
707-944-0126

Michele La Merrill

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Environmental Toxicology
530-754-7254

Bruce Linquist

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-3125

Siwei Liu

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-754-9446

Yanhong Liu

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
(217)-979-3187

Mark Lundy

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-902-7295

Bwalya Lungu

  • Lecturer, PSOE
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-3497

Gerardo Mackenzie

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Nutrition
530-752-2140

Maja Makagon

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-9419

Maeli Melotto

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-1747

Michael Mienaltowski

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-207-3226

Michael Ryan Miller

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-304-4719

Brett Milligan

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
505-980-1761

Ben Montpetit

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Viticulture and Enology
530-752-5955

Frances Moore

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Environmental Science and Policy
617-233-3380

Christian Nansen

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology
530-752-0492

Tran Nguyen

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Environmental Toxicology
530-752-5987

Elina L. Niño

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology
530-500-2747

Kevin Novan

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
360-319-7410

Anita Oberbauer

  • Associate Dean for Agricultural Sciences
530-752-5484

Anita Oberholster

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Viticulture and Enology
530-754-4866

L. Allen Pettey

  • Lecturer, PSOE
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-8924

Eric Post

  • Professor
  • Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

Elizabeth Prado

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Nutrition
530-752-1992

Leslie Roche

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-5583

Jorge Rodrigues

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-341-4355

Daniel Runcie

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-746-8829

Steven Sadro

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Samuel Sandoval Solis

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-750-9722

Ashish Shenoy

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Christopher Simmons

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-2109

Sheryl-Ann Simpson

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-8860

Martin Smith

  • Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-6894

Rahel Sollmann

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology
530-752-1437

Edward Spang

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-754-5447

Ioannis Stergiopoulos

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Pathology
530-400-9802

Johnna Swartz

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-3863

Ameer Taha

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Food Science and Technology
530-752-7096

Anne Todgham

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-1897

Florent Trouillas

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis
  • Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center
559-646-6566

Kali Trzesniewski

  • Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Human Ecology

Paul Ullrich

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-400-9817

Rachel Vannette

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Entomology and Nematology

M. Anne Visser

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Human Ecology
530-752-9935

Astrid Volder

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-8527

Stavros Vougioukas

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
530-752-1890

Andrew Whitehead

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Environmental Toxicology
530-754-8982

Xiang (Crystal) Yang

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-6590

Daniele Zaccaria

  • Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Department of Land, Air and Water Resources
530-219-7502

Huaijun Zhou

  • Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
530-752-1034

Angela Zivkovic

  • Assistant Professor
  • Department of Nutrition
530-574-9043

Maciej Zwieniecki

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Plant Sciences
530-752-9880
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