Emeritus Faculty

Thank you to our Emeritus Faculty for the impactful contributions they've made over the years for our department. We wish them the best in their next chapter!


NAME | Years at OSU | Area of Expertise
  • Jim Metzger: 1994-2021 Crop Physiology
  • John Cardina: 1988-2021 Ecology of Managed Ecosystems
  • John Finer: 1986-2021 Genetic Transformation & Expression
  • Pablo Jourdan: 1987-2020 Ornamental Germplasm
  • Peter Thomison: 1989-2020 Field Crop Production
  • James Chatfield: 1987-2020 Plant Pathology*
  • Ray Miller: 1985-2020 Fruit & Vegetable Biochemistry + Golf Management
  • Stephen Myers: 1999-2019 Outreach & Engagement
  • Claudio Pasian: 1994-2019 Floriculture
  • John Street: 1975-2015 Turfgrass Science & Management
  • Peg McMahon: 1993-2015 Floriculture
  • Robert Precheur: 1985-2014 Vegetable Production
  • Dan Struve: 1981-2013 Woody Plant Production & Improvement
  • Richard Pratt: 1987-2012 Crop Production
  • Steve St Martin: 1980-2009 Plant Breeding*
  • Miller McDonald: 1976-2009 Seed Technology
  • Kent Hammond: 1975-2006 Landscaping
  • Steve Still: 1979-2005 Herbaceous & Woody Plants
  • Richard Funt: 1980-2005 Fruit Crop Production & Management
  • David Ferree: 1973-2004 Pomology & Viticulture
  • Allan Barta: 1969-2004 Field Crops

*Start year is approximated