Meet the Cluster

The Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster consists of:

Core Faculty





The cluster includes faculty from NC State’s College of Education, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Natural Resources, and College of Sciences. We create, test, implement and share ways to forge partnerships between scientists and communities.

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Marcelo Ardon Sayao
Assistant Professor
Jordan Hall Addition 3217

David Berube
Professor & Director of PCOST
James B Hunt Jr Centennial Campus 5141

Karen Ciccone
Department Head
D.H. Hill Library 2133

Jason Delborne
Associate Professor
Jordan Hall Addition 5221

Veljko Dubljevic
Associate Professor, University Faculty Scholar

Rebecca Dunning
Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Fellowship; Research Asst Prof

Maria Gallardo-Williams
Teaching Associate Professor & Director of Organic Chemistry Labs
Fox Science Teaching Laboratory 252

Carlos Goller
Teaching Assistant Professor
Jordan Hall 6102

Stephanie Jeffries
Teaching Associate Professor
Jordan Hall Addition 2229

Michael Just
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology

Roland Kays
Research Associate Professor

Joann Keyton
Professor & Graduate Internship Program Coordinator
Winston Hall 212

Nicole Lee
Assistant Professor

Danica Lewis
Collections & Research Librarian
D.H. Hill Library Room G107

Kate Maddalena
Assistant Professor of Writing
William Peace University

Katy May
Director, Community Outreach & Engagement Core

Evelyn McCauley
Marketing and Communications coordinator

Lauren Nichols
Research Technician and Lab Manager
David Clark Labs 379

Stacey Pigg
Associate Professor & Director of the Professional Writing Program

Matt Shipman
Research Communications Lead