I currently serve as Chair of the Department. Faculty responsibilities include plant breeding activities related to international agriculture; maintaining a liaison with national and international agencies, foundations and centers and arranging for students to conduct research abroad in cooperation with appropriate institutions; serving as a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Field of International Agriculture as well as the Field of Plant Breeding and Biometry; serving as an advisor to students interested in plant breeding as it pertains to international agriculture, particularly students from other countries and those interested in conducting research abroad.
I also serve as Director of International Programs (IP) for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). IP/CALS provides support for the international activities of CALS faculty, students and staff covering a wide range of efforts: scientific exchanges, overseas research, undergraduate and graduate education, professional development, short courses, technical assistance, advising, publications, and other outreach.
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