Advisory Team

The Office of Global Programs Advisory Team is composed of UGA professionals committed to the OGP mission. The team is governed by a set of by-laws that specifies tasks, eligibility for membership, terms, and duration of appointments. Team members act as a communication bridge between OGP and their respective units, provide feedback on opportunities and issues, and assist with implementation of new policies and programs.

University of Georgia Team Members

Rusty Brooks

Associate Director, International Center



Corrie C. Brown

Professor of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine


Jack Houston

Professor Emeritus, Ag & Applied Economics


Brian Watkins

Director of International Partnerships, Office of International Education


UGA CAES Team Members

Josef M. Broder Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Office of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Jinru Chen Professor
Food Science & Technology
Maria Navarro Professor
Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
Octavio Ramirez Department Head
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Harald Scherm Professor & Department Head
Plant Pathology
Rakesh K. Singh Department Head and Professor
Food Science & Technology
Tim Smalley Interim Department Head/Associate Professor; Areas of Interest: Landscape and grounds management
Steven L. Stice Professor, Sr. Research Scientist and Eminent Scholar
Animal & Dairy Science

CAES Office of Global Programs

216 Hoke Smith Building
1225 Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

Phone: 706-542-1073
Fax: 706-542-7905