Profiles of the staff, faculty, and administration of the CAES International Programs Office


Jan Hopmans, PhD

Associate Dean, International Programs Office

James E. Hill, PhD

Associate Dean Emeritus, International Programs Office, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Rice Specialist, CE Extension

Tom Rost, PhD

Curricula Development Specialist, CA&ES Intl Programs
Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Biology, College of Biological Sciences

G. David Miller, PhD

Project Director, RIFA Programs

Minghua Zhang, PhD

Associate Director, Far East Programs

Nicholaus Madden, PhD

Regional Site Manager for AAEP II
Associate Director, Central Asian Programs

Nancy J. Allen, PhD

Deputy Project Director, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Agriculture and Food Security

M. Javed Iqbal, PhD

Technical Coordinator, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Stuides in Agriculture and Food Security

Susan Johnson, MS

Program Director, Borlaug LEAP

Office & Project Support

Rachel (Chelo) V. Abrenilla

Analyst - Manager

Elana Peach-Fine, MS, MS

Project Analyst, RIFA

Edye Kuyper

Project Co-Director, INGENAES

Nikki Grey Rutamu

Project Co-Director, INGENAES

Laina Schneider

Graduate Student Researcher, INGENAES

Diane Jellison

Finance & Grants Manager, CAS

Steven Asercion

Project Coordinator, International Programs, CAS

Andi Carr

Program Coordinator, Borlaug LEAP

Mimi Rose

Program Coordinator, International Visitors Program

Laura Lovgren

Project Coordinator, AIP, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Genomics to Improve Poultry in Africa

Kate Lincoln, MS

Senior Writer, Grants & Proposal Development

Maria Paz Santibanez

Ingeniero Agronomo, Project Consultant

Faculty Managing IP Related Projects

Karen LeGrand, PhD

Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Davis
Adjunct Lecturer, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia

Shrini Upadhyaya, PhD

Professor Project Manager UC Davis-Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) Student exchange, Japan

Richard E. Plant, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Plant Sciences and Biological and Agricultural Engineering Hanoi University of Agriculture Curricula Development in Crop Science and Management

Randall (Randy) Southard, PhD

Professor of Soil Science and Genesis/Morphologist Thai-Nguyen Curricula Development in Environmental Sciences and Management

Lovell (Tu) Jarvis, PhD

Professor and Special Assistant to the Dean, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Louise Ferguson, PhD

Director, Fruit and Nut Research and Information Center Cooperative Extension Expert

Glenn Young, PhD

International Food Science Programs Chair, Microbiology Graduate Group Professor of Food Safety Microbiology and Post-Harvest Technology

Cary J. Trexler, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Education and Joint Appointment in the College and Agricultural and Environmental Sciences