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Administration

Meet the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Administrators


Dean and Director

The dean and director of CAES serves as the chief administrative officer of the college and holds direct responsibility for all teaching, research and extension programs.


Dean and Director
Samuel L. PardueAcademic Dean
  • Dean and Directors Office

Associate Deans

Three associate deans serve as principal staff officers who administer the instruction, research and service programs of the college.


Academics
Josef M. BroderAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Research
Robert N. ShulstadAssociate Dean for Research
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Research
Extension
Laura Perry JohnsonAssociate Dean for Extension
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Extension

Assistant Deans

Assistant deans serve as principal staff officers who assist with the instruction, research and service programs of the college.


Academics
Jean A. BertrandAssistant Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Research
Harald SchermDepartment Head, Interim Assistant Dean for Research
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Research
  • Plant Pathology
Extension
Mark A. McCannAssistant Dean for Extension
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Extension
Global Programs
Amrit BartAssistant Dean and Director for Office of Global Programs, Professor of Animal and Dairy Science
  • Animal & Dairy Science
  • Office of Global Programs
Griffin Campus
Lew K. HunnicuttAssistant Provost and Director for the UGA Griffin Campus
  • Office of Assistant Provost and Campus Director of the Griffin Campus
Tifton Campus
Joe W. WestAssistant Dean for the UGA Tifton Campus
  • Office of the Assistant Dean for the Tifton Campus

Department Heads

Nine disciplinary departments are responsible for developing the core instruction, research and extension programming.


Agricultural and Applied Economics
Octavio RamirezDepartment Head
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics
Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication
David A. KnauftInterim Department Head for ALEC, Part Time Horticulture Professor
  • Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
  • Horticulture
Animal and Dairy Science
J. Keith BertrandDepartment Head and Professor
  • Animal & Dairy Science
Crop and Soil Science
Donn ShillingDepartment Head and Professor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Entomology
S. Kris BramanDepartment Head and Professor
  • Entomology
Food Science and Technology
Rakesh K. SinghDepartment Head and Professor
  • Food Science & Technology
Horticulture
Plant Pathology
Harald SchermDepartment Head, Interim Assistant Dean for Research
  • Office of the Associate Dean for Research
  • Plant Pathology
Poultry Science
Todd ApplegateDepartment Head and Professor
  • Poultry Science