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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed seven new faculty members this fall, advancing the college’s commitment to pursuing purpose-driven science and improving the lives of people across New York state and around the world.

Confronting complex challenges and pioneering new solutions are key facets of the college’s mission. Learn more about all our new faculty members in the profiles below.
A headshot of Jingyue (Ellie) Duan

Assistant professor, Department of Animal Science

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Associate professor of the practice, Department of Global Development

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Assistant professor, Plant Biology Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science

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Professor, Department of Global Development; Cornell Atkinson Scholar; Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences

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Louis Agassiz Fuertes Director, Cornell Lab of Ornithology; professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Assistant professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

A headshot of Vivek Srikrishnan

Assistant professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

A headshot of Jinhua Zhao

David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management; professor of applied economics and policy

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Joss Rose

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Jocelyn 'Joss' Rose, professor and recent chair of the Plant Biology Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS), will begin his new appointment as the school's director on Aug. 1, 2022.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Plants
BIFAD Subcommittee

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Global food systems expert Mario Herrero has been named to a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) subcommittee aimed at accelerating systems change and transformative climate change adaptation and mitigation approaches in agriculture, food systems and nutrition.
  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Food