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

James E. Hill, PhD

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

Administrative Staff

Rachel (Chelo) V. Abrenilla

Analyst - Manager

Kate Lincoln, MS

Partnerships & Project Design

Alyson Malcolm

Administrative Assistant / Program Coordinator

Minghua Zhang, PhD

Far East Programs

Nancy J. Allen, PhD

Monitoring and Evaluation

Nikki Grey Rutamu

Training Programs Specialist

Levi McGarry

Communications Specialist, SIIL-RODS Project

Project Staff

Karen LeGrand, PhD

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

G. David Miller, PhD

Project Director, RIFA Programs

Susan Johnson, MS

Program Director, Borlaug LEAP

Elana Peach-Fine, MS, MS

Project Analyst, RIFA

Andi Carr

Program Coordinator, Borlaug LEAP

Tom Rost, PhD

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

Maria Paz Santibanez

Ingeniero Agronomo, Project Consultant

Associated Faculty

Jan Hopmans, PhD

Associate Dean, International Programs Office

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

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

Kent Bradford, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Sciences
Interim Director, World Food Center
Director, Seed Biotechnology Center

Elizabeth Mitcham, PhD

Director, Horticulture Innovation Lab
Director, Postharvest Technology Center
Cooperative Extension Specialist and Pomologist

Kate Scow, PhD

Professor of Soil Science and Soil Microbial Ecologist, Department of Land, Air, and Water Resources