About Dean Daubert

Dean Christopher R. Daubert

Christopher R. Daubert

Vice Chancellor & Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

University of Missouri (2017 – present)

College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Vice Chancellor & Dean

Division of Food Systems & Bioengineering

NC State University (1996 – 2017)

Food, Biochemical & Engineered Systems
System Co-Chair

Department of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences
Professor & Department Head

Food Rheology Laboratory Director
Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering

Associate Faculty Member
Biotechnology Program
Associate Faculty Member

Professional Summary

Dedicated administrator of the land-grant philosophy who excels in mission advancement, personnel development, and program coordination • Compassionate and participatory leadership style • Devoted leader with organizational skills for effective and efficient project planning and management • Fiscally responsible and tactical • Flexible and hardworking •  Inspiring commitment to students and stakeholders • Meticulous and detail-oriented • Engaging interpersonal and communication skills • Sensibly progressive while fostering strategic  partnerships • Fundraising expertise with an entrepreneurial focus to grow public-private-partnerships • Commitment to diversity of ideas and cultures to address grand societal challenges


NC State University
Post-Doctoral Research Associate (1996 – 1997) – Department of Food Science

Michigan State University
Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering (1996) – College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and College of Engineering & Food Science (1996) – College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The Pennsylvania State University
B.S., Agricultural Engineering (1991) – College of Agricultural Sciences and College of Engineering

Academic Experience

University of Missouri
Professor of Food Science, Engineering: August 2017

NC State University
Professor of Food Science, Engineering: July 2007 – June 2017
Associate Professor of Food Science, Engineering: July 2002 – June 2007
Assistant Professor of Food Science, Engineering: July 1997 – June 2002

Administrative Experience

Office of Research, Innovation & Economic Development
Vice-Chancellor Research Fellow: October 2016 – June 2017

Food, Biochemical & Engineered Systems
Co-Chair: January 2016 – June 2017

Department of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences
Department Head: July 2010 – June 2017
The North Carolina Food Processing & Manufacturing Initiative: July 2014 – June 2017

Bioprocessing Science (BBS)
Undergraduate Teaching Coordinator: January 2007 – July 2010

Food Rheology Laboratory (FRL)
Director: June 1996 – June 2017

Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center
Associate Director Academic Programs: November 2004 – July 2007

Research Interests

  • Explanation of the physical chemistry, molecular-level interactions, and functionality of food systems through an understanding of rheological behavior, while solving problems facing the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Curriculum vitae (abbreviated) (PDF)

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