Department of Human Ecology

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The Department of Human Ecology, a unit in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, embraces and promotes the land-grant mission of the university, which is excellence in teaching, research and outreach. The Department offers professional programs designed to prepare students for future academic and career paths, and technical courses designed to develop practical production and management skills.



Undergraduate Studies



CARS Notables...

Stories of interest about students, faculty and staff in the College of Agriculture and Related Sciences
Sophie Delima Jessica Teachout

Human Ecology grads pursue different paths
to become Registered Dietitians


Department of Human Ecology


Faculty Profile

Samuel Besong, PhD

Samuel Besong, PhD

Associate Professors:
Mopelola Adegoke, PhD
Jung-lim Lee, PhD
Jungmi Oh, PhD

Assistant Professor:

Didactic Program in Dietetics Director:
Carol Giesecke, PhD, RD

Research & Outreach Dietician
Post-Doctoral Employee
Ji Yeun Kim
Fashion Designer Instructor/ Extension Specialist 
Jasmine Chandler

Academic Advisement Director
Ahira Y. Smith

Academic Advisor
Lee Hawkins

College Recruiter 
Alex Meredith

Department Secretary
Sherry Garrison