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Dean - Sabine O'Hara

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Faculty & Staff

NamePositionPhone/Cell numberEmail
Office of the DeanPhone: 202.274.7100Fax: 202.274.7113 
Sabine O'HaraDean and Director of Landgrant
Marshelle HailstockProject Specialist (Outreach and Enrollment)202.274.7135
Arielle GersteinResearch
Okolo Thomas-ToureExecutive
Diane HymanAssociate Dean for
Grants and Purchasing
Williett HuntAdministrative Specialist (Grants and Purchasing)202.274.5208
Monica WigginsProject
Pamela WilliamsProject
Administrative Services
Linda Carmichael-FreemanAdministrative Specialist (Administrative Services)
Catherine "Diane" DysonStaff
Fay SpenceStaff
TBDStaff Assistant202.274.7129 
Employee Services
TBDAdministrative Specialist (Employee Services)202.274.7431 
Ashley JacobsProject
Marketing and Public Relations
Leslie MaloneMarketing and Communications
Carilyne VanceMarketing
Program Assessment
Gossie NworuAdministrative Specialist, Data Management and Assessment
Veronica BrownProject
Landgrant Programs
William HareAssociate Dean for
Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education
Mchezaji AxumDirector, Center for Urban Agriculture and Gardening
Roy LycorishAssistant Farm
Yao AfantchaoExtension Agent
Sandra Farber-BandierExtension Agent
Mary FarrahExtension Agent
Alemayehu WaggieProject
Center for Sustainable Development
Dwane JonesDirector, Center for Sustainable
Kamran ZendehdelAssistant Director, Sustainability
Xiaochu HuProject Specialist for Applied Economic
Wayne CurtisProject Specialist for Green Business and Social
Water Resources Research Institute
Tolessa DeksissaDirector,
Sebhat TeferaProject Specialist for Environmental
Yacov AssaLaboratory
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health
Lillie Monroe-LordDirector, Center for Nutrition202.274.7125
Sapna BathejaProject Specialist (Community Educator Nutrition and Health)
Paul BrownProject
Tyrome HensonExtension Agent
Herbert HoldenExtension Agent I202.274.5755
James LeeProject Assistant202.274.6170
Dorthea SimpkinsProject Assistant202.274.6491
Gloria StokesAdministrative Specialist202.274.5746
Helen NaylorProgram Coordinator, SNAP-Ed
Teresa TurnerProgram Coordinator, SNAP-Ed

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

Institute of Gerontology
Claudia JohnProject Specialist for Institute of
TBDProgram Coordinator202.274.6658 
Antoinette PenaProgram
Audrey Qualls-MurphyProject
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
Jamie BrownExtension Agent
Diego LahayeExtension Agent
Architectural Research Institute
Phone:202.274.5059 | Fax:202.274.5062
Clarence W.
Genell AndersonAdjunct
Wanda BriscoeProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)
Cheryl Campbell-MurgaProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)
Dorven DortaProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)
Charles FordMechanic Engineer202.274.5059 
Troy GaySenior Project Specialist (Architect)202.274.5059 
Fallon JohnsonProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)
Juna KharelProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)202.274.5059 
James KilletteConstruction
Carson Mok(Construction Analyst) Project Specialist202.274.5059 
Mercideli Mesa(Construction Analyst)
Leroy PalmerProject Specialist (Construction Analyst)
Elaine SaundersProject
Academic Programs
Elgloria HarrisonAssistant to the Dean for Academic Programs and Climate
Architecture and Community Planning
Ralph BeltonChairperson/ Associate
Clarence W. Pearson, Jr.Distinguished
Genell V. AndersonAssistant
Kathy Denise DixonAssistant
James KilletteAdjunct
Melvin MitchellAdjunct
Environmental Science
Thomas KakovitchProgram Director/
Mohamed ElheluAssociate
Health Education and Public Health
John SlackProgram Director/
Bessie StockardAssociate
Pier A. BroadnaxProgram Director/ Associate
Elmira AsongwedAssociate
Anne Marie Jean-BaptisteAssistant
Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service
Prema GangannaProgram Director/ Professor202.274.5516
B. Michelle HarrisAssociate
Barbara HarveyAssistant



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 - Dr. Susan Kliman, 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 - Claudia John, Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director

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