Monica Lewandowski
Monica M. Lewandowski
Academic Program & Grad Coordinator
(614) 247-6876
246A Kottman Hall, Columbus


  • Academic programs (Graduate and Undergraduate), including graduate admissions, graduate and undergraduate recruiting, academic data reporting; summer internship coordinator; internal and external communications; education outreach; website content.  I'm the grad program coordinator for Plant Pathology and Plant Health Management.
  • My areas of interest include science, agriculture, education and communications.


Teaching and Outreach


  • PhD Botany - University of California, Riverside
  • MA and BA, Biology - California State University, Fresno


  • Kingsburg, California

Professional Experience

  • Department of Plant Pathology - Academic Program Coordinator (2007 - present)
  • Ohio Bioproducts Innovation Center - Grant writing, data reporting and communications (2006-2007)
  • University of Florida, IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, Florida - Public relations and communications coordinator (1998-2005)
  • Plant Space Biology, Kennedy Space Center - National Research Council Associate (1994-1997) and Dynamac Corp scientist (1998)

Creative Works

Outreach Activities

Student recruitment in plant pathology: filling the gaps to connect to prospective students..  Monica M. Lewandowski, S. D. Williams, T. K. Mitchell, A. E. Dorrance, T. L. Niblack, D. N. (Alvis) Tate, Rachel D. Capouya, K. S. McGlone, B. K. Mowery, B. D. Weaver. Poster, American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Aug. 9-14, 2014, Minneapolis, Minn.

American Phytopathological Society

  • Office of Public Relations and Outreach, board member
  • Committee for Diversity and Equality, member