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International Advisory Council

Purpose
The UTIA International Advisory Council (IAC) serves to advise and provide strategic planning support for the UTIA Smith Center in international programs across teaching, research and extension/outreach, and to liaise with UTIA units about ongoing and upcoming international activities and opportunities.

Structure
The IAC is comprised of faculty members at UTIA who hold appointments in the Herbert College of Agriculture, CVM, AgResearch and/or UT Extension. There are 12 members of the IAC; 10 from Herbert/AgResearch/UT Extension and 2 from CVM. IAC members are appointed at the invitation of the UTIA Director for International Programs, and with the approval of each faculty member’s department head.

Term lengths
Initial members of the IAC participate for term lengths of one, two or three years, in order to stagger rotations off the committee. Terms may be renewed. A member leaving the IAC will work with the OIP to identify potential faculty from the same unit to rotate into the Council.

Meetings
The IAC meets with the OIP twice per year, once in Fall and once in Spring semester.

International Advisory Council

David M. Butler Profile Page
David M. Butler
Associate Professor, Plant Sciences
Doris Helen D'Souza Profile Page
Doris Helen D’Souza
Professor, Food Science
Mike Fry Profile Page
Mike Fry
Professor, Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Department
Kristen Brown Johnson Profile Page
Kristen Brown Johnson
Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences
Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes Profile Page
Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Professor, Entomology and Plant Pathology
Andrew Muhammad Profile Page
Andrew Muhammad
Professor, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Phillip R Myer Profile Page
Phillip R Myer
Assistant Professor, Animal Science
Neelam Chandra Poudyal Profile Page
Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor, Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
Jennifer Kathryn Richards Profile Page
Jennifer Kathryn Richards
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
Ricardo Videla Profile Page
Ricardo Videla
Clinical Associate Professor, Large Animal
Brynn Voy Profile Page
Brynn Voy
Professor, Animal Science