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Dr. Greta Schuster, Department Chair

Professor, Integrated Pest Management and Plant Pathology

Dr. Schuster is originally from Weslaco, Tx but was raised in Starkville, Mississippi.  Dr. Schuster has been at A&M-Kingsville since 2008. In addition to her teaching duties, she has a 25 percent appointment with AgriLife Extension. Previously, she worked in the Integrated Pest Management program in the Division of Agriculture at West Texas A&M University, the last three years as director of the program. She also held appointments with Texas Cooperative Extension and Texas A&M University. She was an extension integrated pest management agent for Castro and Lamb Counties. She earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science and her master’s degree in agronomy from East Texas State University and her doctorate in plant virology and plant pathology from Texas A&M University. Schuster has had numerous published manuscripts and publications and presented at a variety of professional meetings.  

Curriculum Vitae


B.S. in Animal Science, East Texas State University - 1985

M.S. in Agronomy, East Texas State University - 1991

Ph.D. in Virology, Texas A&M University - 1994

Dr. Greta Schuster, Department Chair