People

 

Julie Dawson

Julie Dawson

Associate Professor
Department of Horticulture
393 Moore Hall
1575 Linden Drive
email: dawson [at] hort.wisc.edu

PhD Crop Science, 2008. Washington State University
Bachelor of Science, Plant Science, 2003. Cornell University

Brian Emerson

Brian Emerson

Research Specialist
Trial Manager
email: bemerson [at] wisc.edu

Ruth Genger

Ruth Genger

Associate Researcher
PhD Plant Sciences. Australian National University
Bachelor of Science, Plant Breeding. University of Queensland
email:ruth.genger [at] wisc.edu

Thomas Hickey

Research Specialist
MS Horticulture
University of Wisconsin-Madison
email: tphickey [at] wisc.edu

Dylan Bruce

Dylan Bruce

Research Specialist
email: dbruce [at] wisc.edu

Claire Luby

Claire Luby

Faculty Associate
Hazelnut breeding
PhD Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison email: cluby [at] wisc.edu

Kitt Healy

Kitt Healy

Outreach specialist
Seed to Kitchen Collaborative
MS Horticulture and Agroecology 2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison email: gkhealy [at] wisc.edu

Graduate Students

Keo Corak

Keo Corak

PhD Candidate
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
MS Agroecology 2018
email: corak [at] wisc.edu

Patrick Merscher

Masters Student
Agroecology
merscher [at] wisc.edu

Karen Hill

Masters Student
Agroecology
kmhill4 [at] wisc.edu

Rachel Schindler

Masters Student
Agroecology
rschindler3 [at] wisc.edu

Juan Astroza

Masters Student
Horticulture
email: astroza [at] wisc.edu

Scott Brainard

PhD Student
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
email: shbrainard [at] wisc.edu

Kevin Coe

PhD candidate
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
Co-Advised with Phil Simon
email: coe3 [at] wisc.edu

Jenyne Schaefer Loarca

PhD Student
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
Co-Advised with Phil Simon
email: jenyne.schaefer.loarca [at] wisc.edu

Ambar Carvallo

Ambar Carvallo Lopez

Masters Student
Agroecology
email: carvallolope [at] wisc.edu

Affiliated Graduate Students

Micaela Colley

PhD Student
Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics
Wageningen University
Co-Advised with Edith Lammerts van Bueren and James Myers
email: micaela [at] seedalliance.org

Laura Livingston

Laura Livingston

PhD Student
Environment and Resources
Randy Stoecker, advisor
MS Agroecology 2018
email: jessee [at] wisc.edu

Crew

Sam Kruse
Zak Buell
Daniella Echeverria
Maryatt Karstensen
Marissa Nix
Mariah Rogers
Michael O’Connell

Graduate Student Alumni

Thomas Hickey

Thomas Hickey

MS Horticulture 2019
Currently Research Specialist,
UW-Madison

Terry Hodge

Terry Hodge

MS Horticulture 2018
Currently Conservatory and Orchid Horticulturist,
Olbrich Botanic Gardens

Keo Corak

Keo Corak

MS Agroecology 2018
Currently PhD Candidate, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics,
UW-Madison

Laura Livingston

Laura Livingston

MS Agroecology 2018
Currently PhD Candidate, Environment and Resources,
Nelson Institute, UW Madison

Alex Steussy-Williams

MS Agroecology 2018
Currently Giving Garden Facilitator,
Bayview Foundation, Madison, WI

Kitt Healy

Kitt Healy

MS Horticulture and Agroecology 2016
Currently Midwest Research and Education Associate
Organic Seed Alliance

Outreach Specialist,
Seed to Kitchen Collaborative,
UW Madison

Terri Theisen

Terri Theisen

MS Horticulture 2016
Currently Horticulture Extension Educator
Purdue University Extension

Natalie Cotter

Natalie Cotter

Masters, May 2016
Urban and Regional Planning
(Advisor Ken Genskow)
Currently Agriculture Enterprise Area Program Manager
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Crew alumni

Maya Reese
Laura Jacobson
Bradley Mellinger
Sarah Lee
Lucas Holiday
Gregory Snyder
Sara Vega
Jamie Lovely
Mariana Debernardini
Molly Kreykes
Peter Jakus
Noah Bevers
Niki Lacktorin
Olivia Steinmetz
Tim Allen
Mengsha Gong
Nathaniel Slack
Shelbi Jentz
Naio Koehler
Ilhulpachakatl Neubauer
Nyah Banik
Ty Lee
Thi Le
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