People

The Viticulture and Enology Program draws on the expertise of over 40 faculty from the departments of HorticultureFood Science,  Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology,  Entomology, and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management whose outreach encompasses the entire breadth of New York State, from Lake Erie to Long Island. 

Faculty

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Terry Acree

Professor

Food Science

Terry Acree
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Kathleen Arnink

Lecturer

Food Science

Kathleen Arnink
Terry Bates
Terry Bates

Senior Research Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Director

Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab

Cornell AgriTech

Terry Bates
Viticulture
Digital agriculture
Concord (juice grape) production
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Dwayne Bershaw

Lecturer

Food Science

Dwayne Bershaw
  • db633 [at] cornell.edu
Thomas Burr

Emeritus

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Thomas Burr
Julie Carroll
Juliet Carroll

Senior Extension Associate, Emerita (retired – active)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Juliet Carroll
  • jec3 [at] cornell.edu
Integrated pest management
Tree Fruit
Grapes and Berries
Lailiang Cheng
Lailiang Cheng

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Lailiang Cheng
Sugar/malate metabolism, transport and accumulation and sugar (alcohol) signaling
Uptake, metabolism and transport of mineral nutrients and orchard nutrient management
ria d'aversa
Ria D'Aversa

Lecturer, Viticulture

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Ria D'Aversa
  • rd546 [at] cornell.edu
Cool climate viticulture
Soil systems and ecological farming practices
Climate change impacts on vineyards
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Marc Fuchs

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Marc Fuchs
Virus diseases of fruit and vegetable crops
Grape viruses
Plant virus-insect vector interactions
David Gadoury
David Gadoury

Senior Research Associate (retired)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

David Gadoury
Diseases of grapevine, apple, and strawberry
Powdery mildew
Downy mildew
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Chris Gerling

Extension Associate, Sr.

Cornell AgriTech

Food Science

Chris Gerling
Kaitlin Gold
Katie Gold

Assistant Professor and Susan Eckert Lynch Faculty Fellow

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Katie Gold
Plant disease detection and epidemiology
Grape pathology
Remote sensing and imaging spectroscopy
Miguel Gomez
Miguel Gomez

Robert G. Tobin Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Miguel Gomez
Food and agricultural economics
Food marketing and distribution
Food value chains and sustainability
Alan Lakso
Alan Lakso

Emeritus Faculty

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Alan Lakso
  • anl2 [at] cornell.edu
Andrew Landers

Visiting Lecturer

Department of Entomology

Andrew Landers
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Gregory Loeb

Professor

Department of Entomology

Cornell AgriTech

Gregory Loeb
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Anna Katharine Mansfield

Associate Professor

Food Science

Associate Director

Cornell AgriTech

Anna Katharine Mansfield
Timothy Martinson
Timothy Martinson

Senior Extension Associate (retired)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Timothy Martinson
Viticulture Extension
Olga Padilla-Zakour
Olga Padilla-Zakour

Director of the Cornell Food Venture Center

Cornell AgriTech

Director of the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University

Cornell AgriTech

Professor

Food Science

Olga Padilla-Zakour
Yu Jiang
Yu Jiang

Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Yu Jiang
Agricultural robotics and artificial intelligence
Image processing
High throughput plant phenotyping
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Jason Londo

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Jason Londo
Fruit crop stress physiology and adaptation
Graft physiology and phenotypic plasticity
Comparative genetics and genomics
Bruce Reisch
Bruce Reisch

Professor Emeritus

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Cornell AgriTech

Bruce Reisch
Grape breeding and genomics
Molecular genetic mapping
Marker-assisted selection
Bradley Rickard
Bradley Rickard

Professor, Graduate Field of Horticulture and Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Bradley Rickard
  • bjr83 [at] cornell.edu
Food and beverage markets
Jennifer Russo
Jennifer Phillips Russo

Extension Associate and Viticulture Specialist

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Jennifer Phillips Russo
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Gavin Sacks

Chair and Professor

Food Science

Gavin Sacks
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Todd Schmit

Professor

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Todd Schmit
  • tms1 [at] cornell.edu
Justine Vanden Heuvel
Justine Vanden Heuvel

Professor

Horticulture Section

School of Integrative Plant Science

Justine Vanden Heuvel
  • justine [at] cornell.edu
Sustainable viticulture production
Ecophysiological factors and their impact on fruit and wine composition
Computational tools for vineyard management
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Hans Walter-Peterson

Viticulture Extension Specialist

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Senior Extension Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Graduate Student (Vanden Heuvel Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Hans Walter-Peterson
Grapes and wine
Vineyard
Viticulture
Wayne Wilcox

Emeritus

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Wayne Wilcox