Eric Vukicevich

Eric Vukicevich

Sue and Eugene Mercy, Jr. Assistant Professor of Botany (Sustainable Agriculture)

Joined Connecticut College: 2019

B.S. Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Ph.D. University of British Columbia


Soil ecology

Organic cropping systems

Pest management

Eric Vukicevich is an agricultural scientist and educator broadly interested in the ecological aspects of sustainable food production.  His research and teaching experience range from investigating how cover crops affect soil microbial communities to the ecological management of soil fertility, pests, diseases, and weeds.  He also draws from practical experience working in commercial agriculture as well as research, community, and student farms.


At Connecticut College, Eric will be teaching courses in sustainable agriculture and coordinating activities at the Sprout Garden, incorporating local food production into a hands-on learning environment.  He will also be organizing community partnerships for students and community members to engage with local food production and access.  

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Mailing Address

Eric Vukicevich
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320