Meet Our Leaders in South Georgia

The UGA Tifton campus serves as a headquarters for research, extension and academic programs for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Meet the leaders who serve in Tifton and the southwest district of the state.

Assistant Dean for the Tifton Campus

Office of the Assistant Dean for the Tifton Campus

Academic, Departmental and Unit Leaders

Academic Programs

Agricultural & Applied Economics

Animal & Dairy Science

Center for Invasive Species & Ecosystem Health

Crop & Soil Sciences


Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton

The Future Farmstead


Patrick J. Conner Professor; Areas of Interest: Pecan breeding

National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory

Peggy Ozias-Akins Professor; Areas of Interest: Molecular genetics of plant development

Plant Pathology

Katherine L. Stevenson Professor and REI Coordinator, Epidemiology and Fungicide Resistance

Southwest District Extension

Andrea Scarrow Southwest District Director

Location Superintendents


Attapulgus Research and Education Center

C.M. Stripling

C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park

Southeast Georgia

Southeast Research and Education Center

Southwest Georgia

Southwest Research and Education Center

Tifton Facilities Management & Operations

Physical Plant - Tifton

Tifton Farms

Field Research Services - Tifton

Support Unit Leaders

Business Office

Conference Center

Experimental Statistics

Xuelin Luo Research Professional IV

IT & Computer Services

Property Control

Bo Carver CAES Property Control Coordinator