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Graduate Faculty

David Abler (Ph.D.) Professor of Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics and Demography

Theodore Alter (Ph.D.) Professor of Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics

Paul Backman (Ph.D.) Professor of Plant Pathology

Mary Barbercheck (Ph.D.) Professor of Entomology

Catherine N. Cutter (Ph.D.) Professor of Food Science

Patrick Droham (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Pedology

Sjoerd Duiker (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Soil Management and Applied Soil Physics

James Finley (Ph.D.) Professor of Forest Resources

Daniel Foster (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

Leland Glenna (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Rural Sociology, and Science, Technology, and Society

Stephan Goetz (Ph.D.) Director of Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development; Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics

Clare Hinrichs (Ph.D.) Professor of Rural Sociology

Patreese Ingram (Ph.D.) Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

Michael Jacobson (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Forest Resources

Leif Jensen (Ph.D.) Professor of Rural Sociology and Demography

Maria del Mar Jimenez-Gasco (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology

Siela Maximova (Ph.D.) Professor of Horticulture

Matt Kaplan (Ph.D.) Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

John Kelmelis (Ph.D.) Professor, School of International Affairs

Gretchen Kuldau (Ph.D) Associate Professor of Plant Pathology

Flynt Leverett (Ph.D.) Professor, School of International Affairs

Al Luloff (Ph.D.) Professor of Rural Sociology

Anouk Patel (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology

Esther Prins (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Adult Education

Ed Rajotte (Ph.D.) Professor of Entomology

Rama Radhakrishna (Ph.D.) Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

Carolyn Sachs (Ph.D.) Professor of Rural Sociology and Women's Studies; Head of the Women's Studies Department

Michael Saunders (Ph.D.) Professor of Entomology

Brian Thiede (Ph.D.) Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology and Sociology

Ann Tickamyer (Ph.D.) Head of the Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology Department; Professor of Rural Sociology, and Women's Studies

John Tooker (Ph.D) Assistant Professor of Entomology

Jack Watson (Ph.D.) Professor of Soil Science

Nicole Webster (Ph.D.) Associate Professor of Agricultural & Extension Education

Edgar Yoder (Ph.D) Professor of Extension Education

Karl Zimmerer (Ph.D.) Head of the Geography Department; Professor of Geography

 

Applying to INTAD Graduate Faculty

  • Graduate faculty from any discipline at Penn State University are eligible to apply.
  • There is no deadline for application; faculty may apply at any time.
  • Faculty are asked to submit the following documents to Melanie Miller Foster at mjm727@psu.edu: 1) a CV, and 2) a letter of intent stating an interest in joining the INTAD faculty and highlighting relevant qualifications.
  • Contact Melanie Miller Foster at mjm727@psu.edu with questions.