Dr. Kelly F. Millenbah is the associate dean and director for academic and student affairs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University (MSU). In that role, she oversees the academic portfolio of the college (including two-year certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing approximately 4,800 students) and manages the college’s General Fund account. She is also a professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.
Millenbah is a scholar of natural resources education with a focus on teaching and learning within the classroom, curricular design and development, and recruitment and retention of students in the sciences. She earned her B.A. degree in Biology from Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Fisheries and Wildlife at MSU.
She has been recognized for her commitment to teaching and learning through several awards including a Lilly Teaching Fellowship, the MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award, the Sigma Alpha Agriculture Advocate Award, and the MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Distinguished Faculty Award.
Millenbah previously served as the associate director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program, director of academic programs in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, and associate dean of Lyman Briggs College (a residential college for students interested in the sciences), all at MSU.