Caroline E. Crocoll
Dr. Caroline E. Crocoll has served as the Director of the United States Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Division of Family & Consumer Sciences since 2010, and Acting Director of the Division of Youth & 4-H since July 2018. She is responsible for strategic leadership of both Divisions in their respective research, education, and extension portfolios in partnership with the Land-Grant University system across the nation. Dr. Crocoll and her staff oversee hundreds of active studies and provide leadership for federal capacity and competitive funds. Prior to moving into her current roles at NIFA, Dr. Crocoll served as the Director of the Nutrition and Family Sciences Section USDA/ Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. She also served as the National Program Leader for Family and Human Development and Consumer Sciences at USDA/CSREES.