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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed fourteen 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.
Michael Charles headshot

Assistant professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

Chang Chen wearing a red polo shirt stands with arms folded in a food science lab.

Assistant professor, Department of Food Science

Minmo Gahng headshot

Assistant professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Kelley Gallagher headshot

Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology

Portrait of Thomas Godwin

Professor of practice, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Sylvia Hristakeva headshot

Assistant professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Dan Katz stands in front of a background of green trees.

Assistant professor, School of Integrative Plant Science

Steven Mana'oakamai Johnson wearing a yellow and white shirt standing with arms folded.

Assistant professor, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment

Maria C. Taylor wearing a grey jacket and red shirt, stands in front of a brick building.

Assistant professor, Department of Landscape Architecture

Daniele Visioni headshot

Assistant professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Greg Vogel headshot

Assistant professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Kurt Waldman headshot

Assistant professor, Department of Global Development

Headshot of new faculty member emma wang

Assistant professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Jingwei Zhang headshot

Assistant professor, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

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