TIFTON — Nineteen new faculty members joined the ranks of the teaching professionals at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College this week as ABAC prepares for the start of the fall semester on Aug. 13.
In the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the new faculty members include Dr. Olumide Aborisade, assistant professor of agricultural economics/agribusiness; Dr. Shannon D. Kidombo, assistant professor of forestry, and Dr. Farish Mulkey, Jr., assistant professor of agricultural education.
Dr. Matthew Anderson, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and a professor of psychology, heads up the new faculty in that area. Other new faculty in Arts and Sciences include Dr. Mathew Casimiro, assistant professor of biology; Dr. Sara Eastwood, assistant professor of band; Arielle Hunt, anatomy and physiology lab instructor; Dr. Eric Larson, assistant professor of rural sociology; Dr. Rajanikanth Rajendran, assistant professor of mathematics; Sarah Rooks, biology lab instructor; Dr. Joseph Weakland, lecturer of English; Dr. Shubha Chatterjee, lecturer of psychology; and Dr. Israel Martinez-Franco, part-time lecturer.
In the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, the new nursing lecturers include Sarah Roberts, Monica Springer, Crosby Steen, and Hannah Whitaker. New faculty members in the Stafford School of Business include Jeffrey Conley, lecturer of economics; and Randy Minton, lecturer in business.