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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 Azzara, Ph.D. Alan R. Warehime Faculty Chair in Agribusiness cxa22@psu.edu 814-863-2847
Alyssa Bakke, Ph.D. Staff Sensory Scientist abc18@psu.edu 814-867-5947
Julie Bowie Retail Store Manager jab385@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Eric Brown, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Food Science eric.brown@fda.hhs.gov 301-436-2020
James Brown Berkey Creamery Assistant Manager jtb15@psu.edu 814-863-2922
Veronica Brown Retail Store Manager vjb5@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Martin Bucknavage Senior Food Safety Extension Associate mwb124@psu.edu 814-867-1839
Brittany Butterworth Quality Assurance Assistant brb16@psu.edu 814-865-4637
Jonathan A. Campbell Meat Extension Specialist meatscience@psu.edu 814-867-2880
Katherine Cason, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science klc13@psu.edu 814-867-4874
Robert Chiles, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology rmc263@psu.edu 814-863-8626
Olivia Christman Sensory Coordinator oqc5028@psu.edu 814-863-4698
Darrell W Cockburn, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Food Science dwc30@psu.edu 814-863-2950
Mitch Colpetzer Creamery Store Assistant mac1323@psu.edu 814-865-7537
Art Conklin Dairy Products Processor (Cultured Products) alc26@psu.edu 814-865-7535
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 of Food Science elias@psu.edu 814-865-5371
James Evans Creamery Stock Assistant jhe12@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Ken Fultz Special Relief Utility Operator krf17@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Emily Furumoto, Ph.D. Project Associate/Research Technologist ejf4@psu.edu 814-863-3106
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
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 Extension Educator ajh284@psu.edu 610-378-1327
Helene Hopfer, Ph.D. Rasmussen Career Development Professor in Food Science hxh83@psu.edu 814-863-5572
Philip J. Jensen, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor pjj2@psu.edu 814-353-4478
Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D. Associate Research Professor kek14@psu.edu 814-867-1379
Sarah V. Kirkmeyer, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Food Science svk31@psu.edu 609-213-9468
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 LaBorde, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science lfl5@psu.edu 814-863-2298
Joshua D. Lambert, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science jdl134@psu.edu 814-865-5223
Wai Fun Leong, Ph.D. Teaching Laboratory Support Specialist wul24@psu.edu 814-867-1378
Sara Lomonaco, Ph.D. Adjunct Professor of Food Science sara.lomonaco@unito.it
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 Lead Dairy Products Processor rrr10@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Joshua Sayko Creamery Store Assistant jus1939@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Christopher Sigler, Ph.D. Assistant Teaching Professor/Academic Advisor cms578@psu.edu 814-863-6358
Danelle Silva Customer Service Representative dxs1350@psu.edu 814-863-8843
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
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 Financial Assistant sbs6489@psu.edu 814-865-5006
Josephine Wee, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Food Science jmw970@psu.edu 814-863-2956
Denny Yoder Special Relief Utility Operator dry10@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Michael Zerby Creamery Delivery Driver muz4@psu.edu 814-865-7535
Gregory R. Ziegler, Ph.D. Professor of Food Science grz1@psu.edu 814-863-2960
Jeff Zook Special Relief Utility Operator jlz16@psu.edu 814-865-7535