Here you will find a list of SAFES Associates. Faculty with SAFES Associate status can be expected to help: define and lead the CII under one of the SAFES research priorities; actively participate in seed grant review processes; identify priorities and speakers for SAFES seminar series and events; participate in SAFES steering committee; and participate in SAFES Committees.


Mary Ann Bruns*
Associate Professor, Soil Microbiology & Biogeochemistry

Bradley Cardinale*
Professor & Department Head

Patrick Drohan
Associate Professor, Pedology

Paul Esker*
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology & Field Crop Pathology

Lara Fowler*
Senior Lecturer, Penn State Law & Assistant Director IEE

Tyler Groh*
Assistant Research Professor

Alexander Histrov

Margaret Hoffman*
Assistant Professor, Landscape Contracting

Kelli Hoover
Professor, Entomology

Michael Jacobson

Heather Karsten*
Associate Professor

Joshua Lambert*
Professor, Food Science

Danielle Lawson
Assistant Professor, Recreation, Parks & Tourism Management & Science Education

Jennifer Macalady*
Professor, Earth & Mineral Sciences

Judd Michael

David Miller
Associate Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology

Heather Preisendanz*
Associate Professor

Cibin Raj*
Assistant Professor, Agricultural & Biological Engineering

Tom Richard

Matthew Royer
Assistant Research Professor, Director Agriculture & Environment Center

Jon Sweetman
Assistant Research Professor, Ecosystems Science & Management

John Tooker
Professor, Entomology

Jack Vanden Heuvel
Professor, Molecular Toxicology

Juliana Vasco-Correa*
Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Josephine Wee*
Assistant Professor, Food Science

* indicates affiliation with more than one CII