Marisa Thompson

Marisa Thompson
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Title: Urban Horticulture Specialist

Office Location: Skeen Hall, N258

Email Address:

Office Phone: (575) 646-3405

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041

Extension Horticulture Program:
Desert Blooms


  • Ph.D.: Plant & Environmental Sciences, New Mexico State University, 2017.
  • M.S.: Horticulture, New Mexico State University, 2011.
  • B.S. Psychology/B.A.: Biology, University of New Mexico, 2007

Professional Experience:

  • August 2017 - Present: Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist, New Mexico State University.
  • 2009-2017: Graduate Research Assistant, New Mexico State University.
  • 2008: Plant Nursery Sales Associate, Plants of the Southwest, Albuquerque, New Mexico *2007: Greenhouse Sales Associate, Osuna Nursery, Albuquerque, New Mexico