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Name Title Email Phone
Ramaswamy C. Anantheswaran, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science swamy@psu.edu 814-865-3004
Christine Andrus Undergraduate/Graduate Program Assistant cma18@psu.edu 814-863-8667
C. Daniel (Dan) Azzara, Ph.D. Alan R. Warehime Faculty Chair in Agribusiness dazzara@psu.edu 814-863-2847
Julie Bowie Retail Store Manager jab385@psu.edu 814-865-7535
James Brown Berkey Creamery Assistant Manager jtb15@psu.edu 814-863-2922
Veronica Brown Retail Store Manager vjb5@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Jeffery Bucha Creamery Stock Assistant jeb6521@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Martin Bucknavage Senior Food Safety Extension Associate mwb124@psu.edu 814-867-1839
Jodi Butler Financial Assistant jub41@psu.edu 814-867-5947
Jonathan A. Campbell Meat Extension Specialist meatscience@psu.edu 814-867-2880
Katherine L Cason, PhD, RD, LD Associate Director of Extension klc13@psu.edu 814-867-4874
Robert Chiles, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology rchiles@psu.edu 814-863-8626
Darrell W Cockburn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Food Science dwc30@psu.edu 814-863-2950
Mitch Colpetzer Special Relief Utility Operator mac1323@psu.edu 814-865-7537
John Coupland, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science; coupland@psu.edu 814-865-2636
Sheila Crust Business Manager sqc5836@psu.edu 814-863-4729
Catherine Nettles Cutter, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science cnc3@psu.edu 814-865-8862
Thomas R. Davis, Ph.D. Berkey Creamery Manager trd21@psu.edu 814-863-7892
Thomas Dimick Outreach Coordinator and Computer Support tsd3@psu.edu 814-865-3360
Edward G Dudley, Ph.D. Director of E. coli Reference Center egd100@psu.edu 814-867-0439
Ryan J. Elias, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Head of Food Science elias@psu.edu 814-865-5371
Ken Fultz Special Relief Utility Operator krf17@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Hassan Gourama, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Food Science hxg7@psu.edu 610-396-6121
Nick Grove Dairy Products Processor (Milk Pasteurization) nlg14@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Terry Grove Dairy Products Processor (Ice Cream) tlg28@psu.edu 814-865-7535
John Hamman Creamery Stock Assistant - Grade 9 jch6072@psu.edu
Peter Hanchar Facilities and Safety Coordinator pah232@psu.edu 814-863-2965
Federico Harte, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science fmh14@psu.edu 814-867-5689
John E. Hayes, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science jeh40@psu.edu 814-863-7129
Andy Hirneisen, MA Senior Extension Educator and Team Leader, Food Safety & Quality ajh284@psu.edu 610-378-1327
Helene Hopfer, Ph.D. Rasmussen Career Development Professor in Food Science hxh83@psu.edu 814-863-5572
Jessica Kara Quality Assurance Manager jxs186@psu.edu 814-865-4637
Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D. Associate Research Professor kek14@psu.edu 814-867-1379
Kathleen L. Keller, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Food Science klk37@psu.edu 814-863-2915
Tanedjeu Kemgang, Ph.D. Pilot Plant Specialist tsk5191@psu.edu 814-863-3106
Jasna Kovac, Ph.D. Lester Earl and Veronica Casida Career Development Professor of Food Safety jzk303@psu.edu 814-865-2883
Bill Kurtz Dairy Products Processor (Milk Pasteurization) wak10@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Misha Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor mtk5407@psu.edu 814-865-6842
Luke F. LaBorde, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science and Extension Specialist lfl5@psu.edu 814-863-2298
Joshua D. Lambert, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science jdl134@psu.edu 814-865-5223
Thomas Leach Customer Service Representative txl5280@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Wai Fun Leong, Ph.D. Teaching Laboratory Support Specialist wul24@psu.edu 814-867-1378
David Long Maintenance Mechanic (Dairy Plant) dal24@psu.edu 814-865-1264
Edward W. Mills, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Meat Science emills@psu.edu 814-865-2394
Naomi Minarchick Inventory Control & Distribution Specialist njm17@psu.edu 814-863-4726
Karen Mullen Administrative Assistant kjs15@psu.edu 814-863-4827
Heather Nowlin Financial Assistant hxl162@psu.edu 814-863-4711
Robert F. Roberts, Ph.D. Professor and Head of Food Science Bob.Roberts@psu.edu 814-863-2959
Bob Rosenberry Dairy Product Processor (Cultured Products) rrr10@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Joshua Sayko Special Relief Utility Operator jus1939@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Christopher Sigler, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor/Academic Advisor cms578@psu.edu 814-863-6358
Tom Smith Special Relief Utility Operator tas43@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Beth Tepsic Manager of Departmental Operations eak173@psu.edu 814-863-8668
Susan Valimont Special Relief Utility Operator srv1@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Olena Voloshchuk, Ph.D. Research Technologist ozv5017@psu.edu
Mark Walters Special Relief Utility Operator mlw43@psu.edu 814-865-7435
Susan Watson Retail Store Manager smw21@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Suzanne Watson Proposal and Award Generalist sbs6489@psu.edu 814-865-5006
Josephine Wee, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Food Science jmw970@psu.edu 814-863-2956
Michael Zerby Creamery Delivery Driver muz4@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Yi Zhang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Food Science yjz5549@psu.edu 814-863-3546
Gregory R. Ziegler, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Food Science grz1@psu.edu 814-863-2960
Jeff Zook Special Relief Utility Operator jlz16@psu.edu 814-865-7535