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Raymond Porter
Agricultural Studies Program Director / Associate Professor of Agriculture

For 26 years, Dr. Porter led the wild rice breeding project at the University of Minnesota’s North Central Research and Outreach Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, including three years of post-doctoral work at the center. His…

Jessica Baggerman
Assistant Professor of Agriculture

Dr. Jessica Baggerman joined the Huntington University faculty in 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State University in 2012, her Master of Science from Texas Tech University in 2014, and her Ph.D. in 2017 from…

Bruce Evans
Professor of Biology / Department Chair

Dr. Bruce D. Evans received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 1985 from the University of Charleston, W.V., and a PhD in neurobiology in 1991 from Emory University. Prior to coming to Huntington University in the fall of 1991,…

Collin Hobbs
Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. F. Collin Hobbs earned his PhD in ecological and evolutionary biology from Indiana University in 2013, and joined the faculty of Huntington University later that year. Prior to his graduate work he received a Bachelor of Science in…

Troy Irick
Assistant Professor of Business / Director of Lilly Grant for Educational Collaboration

A nearly life-long resident of Huntington County, Troy Irick graduated from Huntington College with a BS in Business Administration with majors in Accounting and Economics. In addition, Irick holds the CPA and CGMA designations; a MA in…

Anita Wickersham
Associate Professor of Accounting and Business

Anita J. Wickersham received her Bachelor of Science degree from Huntington College and her Master of Business Administration from Ball State University. Professor Wickersham is a certified public accountant and worked for several years as a…

Nate Perry
Coordinator of Ag Operations and External Relations

Nate Perry returned to Huntington University in 2018 as the coordinator of ag operations and external relations. Prior to this role, he worked for two years as director of initiatives with the North American Coalition for Christian…