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Department of Viticulture and Enology

Staff - Jordan College of Ag

Geoffrey DervishianGeoffrey Dervishian

Instructional Support Technician - Jordan Ag Research Center (JARC); Safety Officer 

B.A., History, University of California, Davis

Office: Jordan Agricultural Research Center (JARC) #313 
Phone: 559 278-2627 

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 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.