Dr. Ilse A Huerta-Arredondo (eelsE)

College Instructor

LocationMexico

Preferred pronounshe/her

Email address

Telephone number524622372310

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Biographical information

Ilse Huerta is an agricultural advocate with experience in teaching, research, and extension within social and plant sciences. She completed her Ph.D. in Agricultural & Extension Education and International Agriculture & Development and her M.S. in Plant Pathology from The Pennsylvania State University. Ilse is currently teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Mexico related to plant disease management and to agricultural production systems at the University of Guanajuato and the Technological Institute of Higher Education in Abasolo. Her professional interest is to contribute to building and maintaining the necessary knowledge bridge between research findings and their application in agriculture. Ilse has conducted research on strawberry soil pathogens, tomato late blight, Latino/a farmers in Pennsylvania and labor shortage in the mushroom industry. Recently, she chaired the creation of a Latinx committee in Pennsylvania that supports research, extension programming and education for Hispanic and Latinx involved in agriculture.