Our People


Brian Farkas
Karen Roth Aniunas
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Planning
Tanya Gressley
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Mark Isaacs
Director of Carvel Research and Education Center
Angelia Seyfferth
Associate Dean of Research
Jennifer Volk
Interim Associate Dean
Interim Director of Cooperative Extension
Jake Bowman
Department Chair
Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
Erik Ervin
Department Chair
Plant and Soil Sciences
Erin Connor
Department Chair
Animal and Food Sciences
Martin Heintzelman
Department Chair
Applied Economics and Statistics
Dan Coleman
Director of STAR/South Campus IT
Catherine Conrad
Operations Advisor
Scott Hopkins
Newark Farm Superintendent
Jed Horwitt
Sr. Business Officer
Lauren Kope
Director of UD Botanic Gardens
Dante LaPenta
Director of Communications
Jennifer Rodammer
Director of UDairy Creamery
Emily Salanon
Director of College Human Resources
Taylor Van Duyn
Director of College Facilities and Planning
Christy Duncan Fitzpatrick
Administrative Assistant Special Programs (PT)
Kaci Gravatt
Administrative Assistant III (Cooperative Extension)
Crystal Maccari
Administrative Assistant (PT)
Kelly Sakiewicz
Assistant to the Dean
Lori Baiardi
Events Manager
Cindy O’Donnell
Manager of Grant Administration

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