Graduate Fields are composed of faculty members with research interests related to the field of study. Most members of a given Graduate Field are faculty in the corresponding SIPS Section, but some have appointments within other SIPS Sections, other departments at Cornell, or are affiliated with USDA.

Daniel Buckley
Dan Buckley

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Professor

Microbiology

Dan Buckley
Microbial diversity
Bacterial population structure in soils
Jerome Cherney
Jerome Cherney

E.V. Baker Professor of Agriculture

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Jerome Cherney
Profitable management of forage crops
Environmental sustainability
Grass bioenergy
Antonio DiTommaso
Antonio (Toni) DiTommaso

Professor and Section Head

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Antonio (Toni) DiTommaso
Weed ecology and biological weed management
Invasive plant species
Climate change impacts on weed performance and distributions
Laurie Drinkwater
Laurie Drinkwater

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Laurie Drinkwater
Agroecology
Soil quality
Nutrient cycling
Christine Goodale

Professor

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Christine Goodale
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Anthony Hay

Associate Professor

Microbiology

Anthony Hay
Robert Howarth
Robert Howarth

David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Robert Howarth
  • howarth [at] cornell.edu
Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Science
Sustainability, Environment and Conservation
dan katz
Daniel Katz

Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Daniel Katz
Plant ecology
Ecosystem services and disservices
Aerobiology
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Rachel Bezner Kerr

Professor

Department of Global Development

Director of Graduate Studies, Graduate Field of Development Studies

Department of Global Development

Director, Institute for African Development

Global Cornell

Rachel Bezner Kerr
Agroecology
Food And Agriculture
Gender
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Quirine Ketterings

Professor

Animal Science

Quirine Ketterings
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Vipan Kumar

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Vipan Kumar
Weed biology, ecology and crop-weed competition
Integrated and precision weed management, cover crops
Herbicide-resistant weeds and herbicide-based weed control
Johannes Lehmann
Johannes Lehmann

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Professor

Department of Global Development

Johannes Lehmann
Soil biogeochemistry, fertility management, organic matter, and carbon and nutrient cycling from wastes
Soil carbon sequestration and biochar systems
Sustainable agriculture in the tropics
louis longchamps
Louis Longchamps

Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Louis Longchamps
  • ll928 [at] cornell.edu
Farm data management
Farmer-centric on-farm experimentation
Precision agriculture
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Yiqi Luo

Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Yiqi Luo
  • yl2735 [at] cornell.edu
Terrestrial ecosystem and carbon cycle modeling
Carmen Enid Martinez
Carmen Enid Martinez

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Carmen Enid Martinez
Soil biogeochemistry
Nutrient and mineral cycling
Soil organic matter
Andy McDonald
Andrew McDonald

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Associate Professor

Department of Global Development

Andrew McDonald
  • ajm9 [at] cornell.edu
Cropping systems ecology
Climate change adaptation and mitigation
Agricultural sustainability, food security, water resources, international agriculture, policy, and applied social sciences
virginia moore
Virginia Moore

Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Virginia Moore
  • vm377 [at] cornell.edu
Breeding for sustainable cropping systems
Cover crops, intercropping, polycultures, organic farming systems
Legumes, forages, alfalfa, hemp
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Matt Ryan

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Matt Ryan
Sustainable cropping systems and agroecology
Cover crops and ecological weed management
Organic production
Ying Sun
Ying Sun

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Ying Sun
Geospatial analysis and big data synthesis
Remote sensing
Canopy- to global-scale modeling
Alan Taylor
Alan Taylor

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Alan Taylor
Seed science and technology
Seed quality
Coatings, treatments and biostimulants
Janice Thies
Janice Thies

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Janice Thies
Soil ecology
Soil biology quality assessment and remediation
International agriculture
Harold van Es
Harold van Es

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Harold van Es
Soil health
Precision nitrogen management (Adapt-N)
Digital agriculture
Olena Vatamaniuk
Olena Vatamaniuk

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Biology Section

Olena Vatamaniuk
Functional genomics of mineral nutrient homeostasis
Toxic metal detoxification and phytoremediation
Biofortification