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About our International Agricultural Research Efforts

International Agricultural Programs operating model is based on concepts of decentralization and shared services.  Specific business processes are located in different units based on a College’s strongest concentrations of experience.


Below is more information about points of contacts within the College of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension for international agricultural activities:

Nina Lilja, Associate Dean

  • Global research initiatives
  • Grant proposal technical coordination
  • Funding agency relations
  • International scholars

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Dan Moser, Associate Dean, Academic programs

  • International Ag Minor
  • Study Abroad
  • International undergraduate admissions

Business Financial Specialist (position currently vacant)

  • International financial transactions
  • International contracts and sub-awards

COA Proposal Services

International grant proposals: https://www.ag.k-state.edu/research/services/proposal-services/index.html

Dawn Caldwell, caldwell@ksu.edu

  • Agronomy
  • International Ag Programs
  • Reeport, NIMSS, and EZFedGrants

Kim Pendell, kpendell@ksu.edu

  • Plant Pathology
  • Southeast Agricultural Research Center - Parsons
  • All Cooperative Extension departments including Kansas Forest Service

Ann Ulmer, CRA  annulmer@ksu.edu

  • Grain Science & Industry
  • Entomology
  • Ag Economics
  • Agricultural Research Center - Hays
  • AES appointed facuilty in Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Adassa Roe, CRA  adassa@ksu.edu

  • Animal Sciences & Industry
  • Horticulture and Natural Resources
  • Communications and Agricultural Education
  • Northwest Research-Extension Center - Colby
  • Southwest Research Center - Garden City


College of Agriculture Administrative Assistants

Maria Sweet, Office Specialist III

  • International travel and visa applications
  • International scholar and visitor logistics
  • Listserv communication, news and announcements

Dorothy Doan, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, College of Agriculture

  • College approval for visiting scholars )DS-2019)