Agricultural Research at Purdue Staff

Karen Plaut

Karen Plaut  

Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs
Director of Agricultural Research at Purdue (ARP)
Phone: 765.494.8362
Fax: 765.494.0808




Marshall A. Martin 

Senior Associate Director ARP
Phone: 765.494.8365
Fax: 765.494.0808





Shawn Donkin  

Assistant Dean and 
Associate Director for Agricultural Research and Graduate Education
Phone: 765.494.4847
Fax: 765.494.9346




Ronald F. Turco

Assistant Dean for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Phone:765.494.8077






Dawn Parks 

Assistant Director of Sponsored Program Development
Phone: 765.496.7550
Fax: 765.494.0808





Jerry Fankhauser

Director of Purdue Agricultural Centers
Phone: 765.494.8368
Fax: 765.494.0808





Steve Hawkins 

Assistant Director Purdue Ag Centers
Phone: 765.494.8367 ​
Fax: 765.494.0808





Tony Mull

Ag Facility Manager/Building Deputy
Phone: 765.494.2714






William Bogan

Operations Manager
Phone: 765.494.3950





Meredith Cobb 

Operations Manager
Phone765.494.3951 




Wendy Madore

Phone: 765.494.8362


Christy M. Rich

Phone: 765.494.6047


John Frigo

Phone:765.494.8370


Plant Sciences Initiative​


April Agee Carroll

April Agee Carroll ​

Director of Phenomics, Plant Sciences Initiatives
Phone: 765.494.1650






Julie Hickman

Julie Hickman

Project Manager, Plant Sciences Initiatives
Phone: 765.494.2208






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Erin Robinson

Communication and Marketing Specialist, Plant Sciences Initiative

Phone: 765.496.1626






Ranae Wetli

Phone: 765.494.3318



Beck Center​

Shawn Donkin

Janet Beaty

Beck Agricultural Center Facilities Coordinator
Phone:765.583.0590







Nancy Lee

Phone: 765.583.0590
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