The Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
Research Instructional Support Technician
Office: Jordan Agricultural Research Center, Room 313
Education: B.A., History, University of California, Davis
Brief Introductory Statement:
Geoff Dervishian currently holds the position of Instructional Support Technician for the Jordan Agricultural Research Center (JARC) where he works with various faculty within the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Lyles College of Engineering, and the College of Science and Mathematics to support their research and safety programs.
For over eight years (2009-2017) Geoff served as a Viticulture Research Associate and Safety Officer for the Viticulture and Enology Research Center (VERC) and Department of Viticulture & Enology (DVE) at California State University, Fresno. Prior to his employment at Fresno State, Geoffrey worked for Professor Andrew Walker and Professor David Smart at UC Davis, specializing in vine physiology and grapevine breeding for disease resistance. Geoffrey also received his bachelor's degree in history from UC Davis. He also holds CSP and OHST certifications.