Karyn Malinowski, PhD
Karyn Malinowski, PhD, Manville, NJ
Karyn Malinowski, Ph.D. is Director of the Equine Science Center at Rutgers-Cook College and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
She also serves as Dean of Outreach and Extension Programs and Director of Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension.
Dr. Malinowski has been a faculty member at Cook College since 1978, and rose to the position of Extension Specialist in Horse Management before being appointed Dean.
equine research and extension programs concentrate on improving the well-being and quality of life of the equine athlete while ensuring the vitality and viability of the equine industry, both statewide and nationally.
has received numerous awards for her
work, including a leadership award from the American Youth Horse Council
, as well as the American Horse Council's
most prestigious national citation, Van Ness Award, in 2001.
She was named "Outstanding Equine Educator" by the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society, also in 2001.
grew up and still lives in Somerset County.
has been a "horse person" since she
first pony ride as a toddler, and she
has been involved in various horse disciplines and organizations throughout her
She holds bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.