Academics

Advising/Contacts

AGRICULTURE

 

DOVI ALIPOE

Director of Global Programs

Professor of Agricultural Economics

B.S., University of du Benin

M.A., Sam Houston State University

Ph.D., Texas Tech University

alipoe@alcorn.edu

 

 

LASHUNDA ANDERSON-HODGES

Assistant Professor Agronomy

B.S., Alcorn State University

M.S., Alcorn State University

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

llanderson@alcorn.edu

 

 

BARRY L. BEQUETTE

Professor of Horticulture

B.S., Murray State University

M.S., Murray State University

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

bequette@alcorn.edu

 

 

GWENDOLYN BOYD

Associate Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Alcorn State University

M.S., Mississippi State University

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

gboyd@alcorn.edu

 

 

DANIEL COLLINS

Professor of Plant Pathology

B.S., Jackson State University

M.S., Alabama A&M University

Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

dcollins@alcorn.edu

  

 

  

MAGID A. DAGHER

Professor of Agricultural Economics

B.A., St. John Fisher College

M.A., Virginia State University

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Mdagher395@aol.com

 

 

MICHAEL O. EZEKWE

Director of Swine Development Center

Professor of Agriculture

B.S., University of Nigeria

M.S., Pennsylvania State University

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

ezekwe@alcorn.edu

 

 

PATRICK E. IGBOKWE

Director of Alcorn Experiment Station

Professor of Horticulture

B.S., Alcorn State University

M.S., Alabama A&M University

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

 patgbokwe@alcorn.edu

 

 

AVIS JOSEPH

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Alcon State University

M.S., Alcon State University

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

ajoseph@alcorn.edu

 

 

KEERTHI  MANDYAM

Assistant Professor of Mycology

B.S. Bangalore University       

M.S. Bangalore University                  

M.S. Kansas State University  

Ph.D. Kansas State University

keerthi@alcorn.edu

 

 

ANANDA NANJUNDASWAMY

Assistant Professor of Agronomy

B.S.  University of Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore India

M.S. University of Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore India

Ph.D.  Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

ananda@alcorn.edu

 

 

VICTOR N. NJITI - Interim Chairperson, Department of Agriculture

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

M.S., Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

vicnji@alcorn.edu

 

GIRISH K.S. PANICKER

Associate Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Kerala State, India

M.S., Alcorn State University

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

panicker@alcorn.edu

 

 

XIA QUN

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Sun Yat-sen University

Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan

qxia@alcorn.edu

 

 

TAHIR RASHID

Assistant Professor of Entomology

B.S., University of Balochistan, Pakistan

M.S., University of Balochistan, Pakistan

M.S., University of Arkansas

Ph.D., University of Arkansas

trashid@alcorn.edu

 

 

GREGORY REED

Assistant Professor of Agriculture/ Assistant Director of Extension

B.S., Alcorn State University

M.S., Alcorn State University

Ph.D., Jackson State University

greed@alcorn.edu

 

 

KENNETH K. STALLINGS

Professor of Poultry

B.S., Alcon State University

M.S., Alcon State University

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

kstall@alcorn.edu

 

 

CASSANDRA VAUGHN

Assistant Professor of Animal Science

B.S., Alcorn State University

D.V.M., Mississippi State University

cfvaughn@alcorn.edu

 

 

WESLEY WHITTAKER

Assistant Dean of Academics and Professor, Agricultural Economics

B.S., North Carolina A&T University

M.S., University of Illinois

Ph.D., University of Illinois

wwesley@alcorn.edu

 

 

CHUNQUAN ZHANG

Assistant Professor of Agriculture

B.S., Northeast Agricultural University (China

M.S., Northeast Agricultural University (China)

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

yzheng@alcorn.edu

 

 

 Ag Biotechnology Faculty Sheet.pdf