Ag Policy & Education

Dr. Jason Henderson

Jason Henderson

As a land grant university, a central facet of Purdue University’s mission is Purdue Extension, which supports agriculture and research throughout the state as well as internationally. As associate dean of the College of Agriculture and director of Purdue Extension, Jason Henderson leads this effort. Henderson drives initiatives that connect Purdue faculty and resources with…

Dr. Jim Mintert

Jim Mintert

Jim Mintert grew up working his family’s farmland in Mississippi and Missouri. It’s this upbringing he credits for his interest in agriculture and economics. An alumnus of Purdue and director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture, Mintert is a household name among agricultural researchers. He explores pricing schema of meat products, the cattle feed market…

Pamala Morris

Pamala Morris

Pamala Morris wears several hats within the College of Agriculture, but all of her roles serve a similar purpose; to enhance inclusion and effective communication within the College of Agriculture and amongst agricultural academic communities. As assistant dean of the College of Agriculture and director of the Office of Multicultural Programs, Morris leads t multicultural…

Dr. Karen Plaut

Karen Plaut

From an early age, Karen Plaut knew she would work with animals. Now, in addition to furthering her research in lactation biology, she also works extensively with the most confounding breed of all: academics. As the Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture, Plaut heads one of the most prestigious agriculture programs in…