University of Maryland Extension

Campus Extension Specialists by Department

Animal and Avian Science

Chad Stahl, Chair
ANSC Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Amy BurkHorse nutrition, Broodmare management, Equine obesity, Pasture management, Environmental stewardship301-405-8337 amyburk@umd.edu
Roselina AngelNutrient management, Poultry management and nutrition301 405-8494 rangel@umd.edu
Richard ErdmanDairy, cattle nutrition and management301 405-4243 erdman@umd.edu 
Richard KohnAnimal nutritional management301 405-4583 rkohn@umd.edu 
Robert PetersBreakfast on the farm301 405-1401bobp@umd.edu
Jennifer ReynoldsEquine, Backyard poultry, Small farm301 405-1547 jenreyn@umd.edu 
Racheal SlatteryBeef & dairy extension program development301 405-1392rslatt@umd.edu
 

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Lars Olson, Chair
AREC website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Paul GoeringerAg law, Risk management 301-405-3541 lgoering@umd.edu
Jorge Holzer BilbaoSustainable fisheries, Natural resource management 301-405-1918jholzer@umd.edu 
Loretta LynchLand Conservation/Preservation, Ag and Env. Policy, Climate Smart Ag (in progress) 301 405-1264 x117llynch@umd.edu
David NewburnLand use preservation, Storm-water management practices, Agricultural conservation practices301 405-8042dnewburn@umd.edu
Mary ZakiHousehold Finance, Food access and assistance301 405-7502mzaki@umd.edu
Mayhah SuriWater Conservation, Ag law, Risk management301 405-1293msuri1@umd.edu
Kelly NuckollsAgricultural Law, Estate and Succession Planning301 405-1273knuckoll@umd.edu
Rachel GoldsteinWater Reuse, Environmental Microbiology301 458-5125rerosenb@umd.edu

 

Entomology

Leslie Pick, Chair
Entomology Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Amy BrownPesticide effects, Humans & environment 301-405-3928amybrown@umd.edu 
Kelly HambySustainable argriculture, IPM small fruit, Grains301-314-1068kahamby@umd.edu
Cerruti HooksOrganic agriculture, Cover crops, Ecological weed and insect management301 405-4728crrhooks@umd.edu
Mike RauppGlobal change, Sustainable landscape301 405-8478mraupp@umd.edu
Paula ShrewsburySustainable landscapes, ecology, biological control, invasive species301 405-7664pshrewsbury@umd.edu
Sara ViaClimate change, Impacts and solutions, Soil health301 405-8941svia@umd.edu
Dennis VanEngelsdropPollinator health, Sustainable agriculture304-405-3942dvane@umd.edu

 

Environmental Science and Technology

William Bowerman, Chair
ENST Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Bob TjadenForest & wildlife management, Ecosystem services, Socio-economic aspects 410-827-8056 rtjaden@umd.edu
Reggie HarrellEnvironmental Ethics, Fish and Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology301 405-2223rharrell@umd.edu
Frank CoaleAgricultural nutrient management301 405-0505fjcoale@umd.edu
Gurpal ToorWater quality, Nutrient management, Soil fertility301 405-1306gstoor@umd.edu
Gary FeltonNutrient fate and transport, Commercial compost, Mortality compost, Homeowner turf care and fertilizer needs301 405-8039gfelton@umd.edu

 

Family Science

Elaine Anderson, Chair
Family Science Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Ali HurtadoFamily & Community Health, Health Promotion 301-405-3672 ahurtado@umd.edu
Jinghee KimFinancial capability, Family well-being 301 405-3500jinkim@umd.edu

 

Nutrition and Food Science

Bob Jackson, Chair
NFSC Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Rohan TikekarFood safety, Education, Food Processing and analysis 301-405-2139 rtikekar@umd.edu
Hee-Jung SongFood waste reduction and sustainable food system, chronic disease prevention and management, childhood obesity.301 405-8898hjsong@umd.edu
Mira MehtaChildhood obesity, diabetes, food insecurity, cultural competence301 405-1006mmehta@umd.edu

 

Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Angus Murphy, Chair
PSLA Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Kathryne EvertsVegetable Disease Epidemiology and Management410-742-8780 x305 keverts@umd.edu
John Lea CoxNursey, Greenhouse, Water and Nutrient Management301 405-4323jlc@umd.edu
Bob KratochvilAgronomic crop production management301 405-6241rkratoch@umd.edu
Karen RanePlant diagnostics, crop biosecurity, sustainable agriculture301-405-1611rane@umd.edu
Thomas TurnerTurfgrass, Nutrition and Variety Specialist301 314-6302tturner@umd.edu
Joseph RobertsMicrobial Communities, Sustainable Management301 405-6244robertsj@umd.edu
Mengjun HuFungicide resistance and its molecular basis, disease diagnosis, population genetics and fungal diversity301 405-5586mjhu@umd.edu
Christopher WalshOrchard Management, Food Safety of Fresh Produce301 405-4351cswalsh@umd.edu
Nidhi RawatPlant diseases, profitable management, shared knowledge301 405-9744nidhirwt@umd.edu
Victoria ChanseSustainable landscapes, sea level rise and storm water planning, community engagement301 405-4345vchanse@umd.edu

 

Veterinary Medical Sciences

Xiaoping Zhu, Chair
Vetmed Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Nathaniel TablantePoultry disease prevention and control 301-314-6810 nlt@umd.edu
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