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Faculty Members
Craig Barnes, Ph.D.
Photograph of Craig Barnes, Ph.D.University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry. Dr. Barnes specializes in inorganic and materials chemistry, catalysis and NMR spectroscopy.
Gary Crites, Ph.D.
Photograph of Gary Crites, Ph.D.University of Tennessee. Dr. Crites is the curator of the Ethnobotany Laboratory at UTK's Frank H. McClung Museum. He specializes in research on people-plant interrelations in pre-European eastern North America, the origins of native domesticated plants, pre-European Native American food production in eastern North America, and vegetation changes associated with the origins of food production.


Ernest Bernard, Ph.D.
Photograph of Ernest Bernard, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. Dr. Bernard is an authority on plant-parasitic nematodes and other soil micro-fauna.


Michelle Buchanan, Ph.D.
Photograph of Michelle Buchanan, Ph.D.Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemical and Analytical Sciences Division. Dr. Buchanan has expertise in the development of analytical methods for detection of bioactive materials in foods, plants, animals, and the environment. Her role will be primarily advisory.


Charles Faulkner, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Faulkner specializes in diagnostic veterinary and clinical parasitology, and enthomedical and ethnoveterinary beliefs about parasitism in human and animal populations.

Jim Green, Ph.D.Photograph of Jim Green, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry. Dr.Green is a biochemist and organic chemist specializing in natural products chemistry.

Kimberly Gwinn, Ph.D. Photograph of Kimberly Gwinn, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) University of Tennessee, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. Dr. Gwinn's area of expertise is secondary metabolites produced in plant-pathogen interactions.

Susan Hamilton, Ed.D.Photograph of Susan Hamilton, Ed.D.
University of Tennessee, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Systems. Dr. Hamilton is director of the UT Gardens and specializes in public horticulture and horticulture education.

Carl Jones, Ph.D. Photograph of Carl Jones, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) University of Tennessee, Department of Entomology andPlant Pathology (Head). Dr. Jones is an entomologist specializing in ecosystem dynamics, dispersal and biological control of arthropod vectors of disease.

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University of Tennessee, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Systems. Dr. Klingeman is a horticultural entomologist with research emphases that focus on optimizing weed, disease, and pest management in field and container nursery crop production.
Michael Logan, Ph.D. Michael Logan, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) University of Tennessee, Department of Anthropology. Dr. Logan is internationally recognized for his expertise in medical anthropology and ethnomedicine.

Bonnie Ownley, Ph.D.Photograph of Bonnie Ownley, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. Dr. Ownley is an expert in biological and cultural control of soilborne plant pathogens in a variety of crops.

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University of Tennessee, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. Dr. Skinner is a apiculturist specializing in disease and parasitic mite control in honeybee populations.

Arthur Stewart, Ph.D. Photograph of Arthur Stewart, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division. Dr. Stewart is a science leader at ORNL specializing in the development of bioassay techniques for characterization of chemicals in soil and in the use of hyperspectral analysis for assessing plant responses to soil-borne pollutants.

Kelly Tiller, Ph.D. Photograph of Kelly Tiller, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) University of Tennessee, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center. Dr. Tiller is an expert in tobacco economics, representative farm modeling and natural resource economics.

Timothy Tschaplinski, Ph.D.
Photograph of Timothy Tschaplinski, Ph.D.Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Sciences Division. Dr. Tschaplinski is a plant physiologist specializing in environmental stress geology


Gary J. Van Berkel, Ph.D.Photograph of Gary J. VanBerkel, Ph.D.
(Executive Committee Member) Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemistry and Analytical Sciences Division. Dr. Van Berkel specializes in analytical chemistry with specific interest in mass spectrometry.



 
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