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Karen Plaut

Karen Plaut

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Purdue University

Dr. Karen Plaut is Interim Dean of the Purdue University College of Agriculture. As Interim Dean, she is responsible for administering academic programs in the College of Agriculture, the Indiana Agricultural Experiment Station, the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and a number of state regulatory services. In addition to administrative role, Dr. Plaut is also Professor of Animal Sciences and has an active research program in mammary gland biology. Prior to her appointment as Interim Dean, she was Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs in the College of Agriculture.