Academic Unit Leaders Listing (by State)

The following Academic Unit Leaders represent university and college departments with plant pathology units. Contacts listed here are reflective of the leaders of those units and also includes, in some cases, an additional plant pathology specific representative leader if the department has designated this contact. The APS Academic Unit Leaders Forum (AULF) promotes interactions among the leaders of academic units that encompass their institutions’ plant pathology enterprise for discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing the discipline of plant pathology regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Dept Head
Auburn University, Auburn, AL, David Held273615
Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL, Florence Okafor, PhD222706
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, Kenneth Korth180120
University of California, Davis, CA, David M. Rizzo033593
University of California, Riverside, CA, Howard S. Judelson029895
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Amy O. Charkowski038976
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Sydney E. Everhart201558
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Mathews L. Paret192183
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Harald Scherm034061
University of Hawaii At Manoa, Honolulu, HI, Koon-Hui Wang105237
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Steven Harris271505
University of Idaho, Aberdeen, ID, Juliet M. Marshall036566
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, Stephen Cook197170
Southern Illinois University, , IL, Ira Altman282024
University of Illinois, Dept. of Crop Sciences, Urbana, IL, Adam Davis269455
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Tesfaye D. Mengiste186784
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, Megan Marie Kennelly157026
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Christopher Lewis Schardl273741
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Lawrence E. Datnoff026760
University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, Ruth Dill-Macky074910
University of Missouri , , MO, Heike Buecking282025
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, Mike Giroux180341
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Carolyn A. Young207994
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, Jack B. Rasmussen033371
Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Loren J. Giesler038568
The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, Pierce A. Paul177981
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Justin Talley202409
Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Joseph W. Spatafora153691
Penn State University, University Park, PA, Maria del Mar Jimenez-Gasco158775
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, Nathaniel A. Mitkowski100404
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, Steven N. Jeffers029731
South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, David L. Wright083791
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Bonnie H. Ownley032737
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, DeWayne Shoemaker238578
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Won Bo Shim102328
Utah State University, Logan, UT, Paul G. Johnson174811
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Mary E. Burrows103068
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, V. Ernesto Mendez264046
Washington State University, Mount Vernon, WA, Lindsey J. du Toit027197
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Amanda J. Gevens162223