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
Roselina AngelNutrient management, Poultry management and nutrition301 405-8494
Richard ErdmanDairy, cattle nutrition and management301 405-4243 
Richard KohnAnimal nutritional management301 405-4583 
Robert PetersBreakfast on the farm301
Jennifer ReynoldsEquine, Backyard poultry, Small farm301 405-1547 
Racheal SlatteryBeef & dairy extension program development301

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Lars Olson, Chair
AREC website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Paul GoeringerAg law, Risk management 301-405-3541
Jorge Holzer BilbaoSustainable fisheries, Natural resource management 
Loretta LynchLand Conservation/Preservation, Ag and Env. Policy, Climate Smart Ag (in progress) 301 405-1264
David NewburnLand use preservation, Storm-water management practices, Agricultural conservation practices301
Mary ZakiHousehold Finance, Food access and assistance301
Mayhah SuriWater Conservation, Ag law, Risk management301
Kelly NuckollsAgricultural Law, Estate and Succession Planning301
Rachel GoldsteinWater Reuse, Environmental Microbiology301



Leslie Pick, Chair
Entomology Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Amy BrownPesticide effects, Humans & environment 
Kelly HambySustainable argriculture, IPM small fruit,
Cerruti HooksOrganic agriculture, Cover crops, Ecological weed and insect management301
Mike RauppGlobal change, Sustainable landscape301
Paula ShrewsburySustainable landscapes, ecology, biological control, invasive species301
Sara ViaClimate change, Impacts and solutions, Soil health301
Dennis VanEngelsdropPollinator health, Sustainable


Environmental Science and Technology

William Bowerman, Chair
ENST Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Bob TjadenForest & wildlife management, Ecosystem services, Socio-economic aspects 410-827-8056
Reggie HarrellEnvironmental Ethics, Fish and Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology301
Frank CoaleAgricultural nutrient management301
Gurpal ToorWater quality, Nutrient management, Soil fertility301
Gary FeltonNutrient fate and transport, Commercial compost, Mortality compost, Homeowner turf care and fertilizer needs301


Family Science

Elaine Anderson, Chair
Family Science Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Ali HurtadoFamily & Community Health, Health Promotion 301-405-3672
Jinghee KimFinancial capability, Family well-being 301


Nutrition and Food Science

Bob Jackson, Chair
NFSC Website

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


Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Angus Murphy, Chair
PSLA Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Kathryne EvertsVegetable Disease Epidemiology and Management410-742-8780 x305
John Lea CoxNursey, Greenhouse, Water and Nutrient Management301
Bob KratochvilAgronomic crop production management301
Karen RanePlant diagnostics, crop biosecurity, sustainable
Thomas TurnerTurfgrass, Nutrition and Variety Specialist301
Joseph RobertsMicrobial Communities, Sustainable Management301
Mengjun HuFungicide resistance and its molecular basis, disease diagnosis, population genetics and fungal diversity301
Christopher WalshOrchard Management, Food Safety of Fresh Produce301
Nidhi RawatPlant diseases, profitable management, shared knowledge301
Victoria ChanseSustainable landscapes, sea level rise and storm water planning, community engagement301


Veterinary Medical Sciences

Xiaoping Zhu, Chair
Vetmed Website

NameSpecialtiesPhone numberEmail
Nathaniel TablantePoultry disease prevention and control 301-314-6810
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