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Stephen Myers


Stephen C. Myers
Associate Provost

As associate provost, Stephen C. Myers has a leadership role in building the infrastructure and relationships necessary to deploy the Discovery Themes initiative. He is also responsible for developing and implementing a university-wide outreach and engagement program. Currently the Carole A. Anderson Faculty Fellow, he was a Fellow in the American Council on Education from 2011 to 12.

From 2005 to 2012, Dr. Myers was assistant director of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), where he led the development of the Ohio BioProducts Innovation Center

Dr. Myers was chair of Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science from 1999 to 2005. Earlier appointments include service as head of the Department of Horticulture at the University of Arkansas and leadership of a teaching, extension outreach, and research program specializing in pomology at the University of Georgia.

Dr. Myers received BS and MS degrees from Clemson University and a PhD from The Ohio State University.

He is a member of the National Issues Task Force in the American Society for Horticultural Science and serves on the Boards of PolymerOhio, Inc., the Godman Guild, and the Economic and Community Development Institute.