Faculty & Staff

NamePositionPhone/Cell numberEmail
Office of the DeanPhone: 202.274.7100Fax: 202.274.7113 
    
Sabine O’HaraDean and Director of Landgrant Programs202.274.7011sabine.ohara@udc.edu
Marshelle HailstockProject Specialist (Outreach and Enrollment)202.274.7135
C:202.841.1613
mhailstock@udc.edu
Arielle GersteinResearch Associate202.274.7193arielle.gerstein@udc.edu
Okolo Thomas-ToureExecutive Assistant202.274.6153othomastoure@udc.edu
    
Operations
    
Diane HymanAssociate Dean for Operations202.274.7137dhyman@udc.edu
 
Grants and Purchasing
   
Williett HuntAdministrative Specialist (Grants and Purchasing)202.274.5208
C:202.450.0648
whunt@udc.edu
Monica WigginsProject Specialist202.274.7118mwiggins@udc.edu
Pamela WilliamsProject Assistant202.274.6602pmwilliams@udc.edu
    
Administrative Services
202.274.7115
    
Linda Carmichael-FreemanAdministrative Specialist (Administrative Services)202.274.7123lcarmfree@udc.edu
Catherine “Diane” DysonStaff Assistant202.274.7167cdyson@udc.edu
Fay SpenceStaff Assistant202.274.7128fspence@udc.edu
TBDStaff Assistant202.274.7129 
    
Employee Services
 
TBDAdministrative Specialist (Employee Services)202.274.7431 
Ashley JacobsProject Assistant202.274.7134ashley.jacobs@udc.edu
    
Marketing and Public Relations
    
Leslie MaloneMarketing and Communications Manager202.274.6686leslie.malone@udc.edu
Carilyne VanceMarketing Specialist202.274.7148carilyne.vance@udc.edu
    
Program Assessment
    
Gossie NworuAdministrative Specialist, Data Management and Assessment gossie.nworu@udc.edu
Veronica BrownProject Specialist202.274.7190vbrown@udc.edu
    
Landgrant Programs
    
William HareAssociate Dean for Programs202.274.7133whare@udc.edu
    
Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education
 
Mchezaji AxumDirector, Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education202.274.6691mchezaji.axum@udc.edu
Roy LycorishAssistant Farm Manager301.937.6715rlycorish@udc.edu
Yao AfantchaoExtension Agent II202.274.5419yafantchao@udc.edu
Sandra Farber-BandierExtension Agent II202.274.3716sfarber@udc.edu
Mary FarrahExtension Agent I202.274.6682mfarrah@udc.edu
Alemayehu WaggieProject Specialist202.274.7126awaggie@udc.edu
  
Center for Sustainable Development
   
Dwane JonesDirector, Center for Sustainable Development202.274.7182dwane.jones@udc.edu
Kamran ZendehdelAssistant Director, Sustainability Education202.274.7161Kamran.zendehdel@udc.edu
Xiaochu HuProject Specialist for Applied Economic Evaluation202.274.7171xiaochu.hu@udc.edu
Wayne CurtisProject Specialist for Green Business and Social Entrepreneurship202.274.7159wayne.curtis1@udc.edu
    
Water Resources Research Institute
    
Tolessa DeksissaDirector, WRRI202.274.5273tdeksissa@udc.edu
Sebhat TeferaProject Specialist for Environmental Testing202.274.6091stefera@udc.edu
Yacov AssaLaboratory Technician202.274.6091yacov.assa@udc.edu
    
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health
    
Lillie Monroe-LordDirector, Center for Nutrition202.274.7125
C:202.841.1296
lmonroelord@udc.edu
Sapna BathejaProject Specialist (Community Educator Nutrition and Health)202.274.7162sapna.batheja@udc.edu
Paul BrownProject Assistant202.274.5728pbrown@udc.edu
Tyrome HensonExtension Agent I202.274.5757thenson@udc.edu
Herbert HoldenExtension Agent I202.274.5755
C:202.573.4844
hholden@udc.edu
James LeeProject Assistant202.274.6170
C:202.573.4966
jLee@udc.edu
Dorthea SimpkinsProject Assistant202.274.6491
C:202.573.4936
dsimpkins@udc.edu
Gloria StokesAdministrative Specialist202.274.5746
C:573.4962
gstokes@udc.edu
Helen NaylorProgram Coordinator, SNAP-Ed helen.naylor@udc.edu
Teresa TurnerProgram Coordinator, SNAP-Ed 

teresa.turner@udc.edu

TBDProject Specialist, EFNEP  
Michaele Tompkins-DavisProject Specialist, SNAP-Ed 

michaele.tompkinsdav@udc.edu

Institute of Gerontology
    
Claudia JohnProject Specialist for Institute of Gerontology202.274.6659Claudia.john@udc.edu
TBDProgram Coordinator202.274.6658 
Antoinette PenaProgram Assistant202.274.6610apena@udc.edu
Audrey Qualls-MurphyProject Coordinator202.274.6623amurphy@udc.edu
Karen RichburgBody wise Instructor202.274.6651 
Tawana Talley-CooperBody wise Instructor202.274.6651 
    
Center for 4H and Youth Development
    
Rebecca BankheadDirector, Center for 4H and Youth Development/State Program Leader202.274.7081
C:202.498.4225
rbankhead@udc.edu
Jamie BrownExtension Agent I202.274.7136jsbrown@udc.edu
Diego LahayeExtension Agent I202.274.5674dlahaye@udc.edu
    
Architectural Research Institute
Phone:202.274.5059 | Fax:202.274.5062
    
Clarence W. PearsonDirector202.274.5056cpearson@udc.edu
Genell AndersonAdjunct Professor202.274.5238ganderson@udc.edu
Wanda BriscoeProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059wanda.briscoe@udc.edu
    
Cheryl Campbell-MurgaProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059cheryl.campbellmurga@udc.edu
Dorven DortaProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059dorven.dorta@udc.edu
Charles FordMechanic Engineer202.274.5059 
Troy GaySenior Project Specialist (Architect)202.274.5059 
Fallon JohnsonProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059fjohnson@udc.edu
Juna KharelProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059 
James KilletteConstruction Analyst202.274.5059jkillette@udc.edu
Carson Mok(Construction Analyst) Project Specialist202.274.5059 
Mercideli Mesa(Construction Analyst)202.274.5059mercideli.messa@udc.edu
Leroy PalmerProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059lpalmer@udc.edu
Elaine SaundersProject Specialist202.274.5054esaunders@udc.edu
    
Academic Programs
    
Elgloria HarrisonAssistant to the Dean for Academic Programs and Climate Initiatives202.274.6366eharrison@udc.edu
 
Architecture and Community Planning
    
Ralph BeltonChairperson/ Associate Professor202.274.5043rbelton@udc.edu
Clarence W. Pearson, Jr.Distinguished Professor202.274.5057cpearson@udc.edu
Genell V. AndersonAssistant Professor202.274.2577ganderson@udc.edu
Kathy Denise DixonAssistant Professor202.274.6653kdixon@udc.edu
James KilletteAdjunct Professor202.274.5056jkillette@udc.edu
Melvin MitchellAdjunct Professor202.274.5059mmitchell@udc.edu
    
Environmental Science
  
Thomas KakovitchProgram Director/ Associate202.274.5465tkakovitch@udc.edu
Mohamed ElheluAssociate Professor202.274.5932melhelu@udc.edu
    
Health Education and Public Health
    
John SlackProgram Director/ Professor202.274.5324jslack@udc.edu
Wilmer JohnsonProfessor202.274.6626wjohnson@udc.edu
Bessie StockardAssociate Professor202.2274.5076bstock@udc.edu
    
Nursing
    
Pier A. BroadnaxProgram Director/ Associate Professor202.274.5916pbroadnax@udc.edu
Elmira AsongwedAssociate Professor202.274.5909easongwe@udc.edu
Anne Marie Jean-BaptisteAssistant Professor202.274.5467Ajean-baptiste@udc.edu
    
Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service
    
Prema GangannaProgram Director/ Professor202.274.5516
C:301.370.7768
pganganna@udc.edu
B. Michelle HarrisAssociate Professor202.274.5739bharris@udc.edu
Barbara HarveyAssistant Professor202.274.5467bharvey@udc.edu

 

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Program Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, Program Director


CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che' Axum, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director


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