Our Faculty

Get to know the people teaching at UGA-Tifton. Our faculty inspire the next generation of agricultural and environmental scientists to do better.


Timothy Branner Brenneman Professor, Peanut and Pecan Disease Management
Plant Pathology
Peng Chee Professor | Cotton Breeding and Genetics, Host- Plant Resistance, Quantitative Trait Loci, Genomics
Crop & Soil Sciences National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL) Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
D. Barry Croom Professor
Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
Albert K. Culbreath Professor, Foliar fungal diseases and Tomato spotted wilt of peanut
Plant Pathology
Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez Professor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables, plasticulture, protected agricultural technologies, organic production
Horticulture
James D. Dutcher Professor Emeritus
Entomology
Bhabesh Dutta Associate Professor and Extension Vegetable Disease Specialist
Plant Pathology
Agricultural & Applied Economics

Ron Gitaitis

Professor Emeritus

Email: dronion@uga.edu

Phone: 229-386-3157

Timothy Lane Grey Interim Department Head; Professor
Crop & Soil Sciences
Glendon H. Harris Professor, Extension Agronomist - Environmental Soil & Fertilizer
Crop & Soil Sciences
Peggy Ozias-Akins D.W. Brooks Professor (Areas of Interest: Molecular genetics of plant development)
Horticulture National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL) Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
David G Riley Professor
Entomology
Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton
Entomology
Amanda R Smith Public Service Associate
Agricultural & Applied Economics
John L Snider Associate Professor
Crop & Soil Sciences
Michael D Toews Assistant Dean, Tifton Campus, Professor
Tifton Campus
George Vellidis University Professor
Crop & Soil Sciences