Discover CALS

See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) welcomed six new faculty members this spring, 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.
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Assistant professor, Plant Biology Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science

J. Brooks Crickard speaking to a room

Assistant professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Assistant professor, Department of Microbiology

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Assistant professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science

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Bruce F. Failing Sr. Professor of Entrepreneurship, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management

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

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Seminar to explore racial and food justice movements in New York
The seminar “A Pig and a Garden: Fannie Lou Hamer, Agricultural Cooperatives and the Black Freedom Movement” will be led by Monica White, associate professor of environmental justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her talk White will...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development


Cornell Atkinson, EDF partner on three sustainability projects

The IIF brings together academic and NGO experts and practitioners to develop and test evidence-based solutions to some of the world's more intractable sustainability problems and addresses urgent environmental and public health challenges...

  • Atkinson Center
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics