Faculty Expertise by Topic

 Agriculture - Forestry Forestry
 Alabama (Rural) Gulf of Mexico
 Biological Detection Herbicides
 Biofuels and Bioenergy Horticulture
 Biomaterials Insects
 Birds Invasive Species
 Botany Longleaf Pine
 Chemistry Natural Resources
 Civil Engineering Parasites
 Detector Dogs Pesticides
 Economic Development Plant Pathology
 Entomology Pollution
 Environment Public Health
 Extension Pulp and Paper
 Forest Engineering Urbanization Impacts
 Forest Health Water Pollution and Quality
 Forest Products Wildlife

 

Agriculture-Forestry:

BECKY BARLOW (334-844-1019); becky.barlow@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Forestry Specialist. Expertise in small-scale private forest management, agroforestry, and southern pine forest systems.

Alabama (Rural)

LARRY TEETER (334-844-1045; teeteld@auburn.edu) Professor. Expertise in agriculture-economics/agribusiness, economics, rural economic development, forest management planning, forest policy, and economic impact assessment.

Biological Detection

TODD STEURY (334-844-9253; steury@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor. Expertise in biological detection, detector dogs, and carnivore ecology and management.

Biofuels and Bioenergy

MAOBING TU (334-844-8829; mtu@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor. Expertise in Forest Products, Biomaterials and Value- Added Bioproducts, especially in relation to biomass processing chemistry.

BRIAN VIA (334-844-1088; bkv0003@auburn.edu) Director of Forest Products Development Center; Assistant Professor. Expertise in biomaterial quality and its effect on material properties, rapid characterization of biomass, and biobased composites.

Biomaterials

BRIAN VIA (334-844-1088; bkv0003@auburn.edu) Director Forest Products Development Center; Assistant Professor. Expertise in biomaterial quality and its effect on material properties, rapid characterization of biomass, and biobased composites. Jump to top.

Birds

BARRY GRAND (334-844-9237; grandjb@auburn.edu) Professor. Expertise in avian ecology and the biology and management of ducks and geese.

MARK SMITH (334-844-8099; mds0007@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist.  Expertise in wild pig damage management, upland wildlife (game and non-game) habitat and population management, and habitat restoration.

Botany

CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON (334-844-1033, andercj@auburn.edu) Associate Director, AU Center for Forest Sustainability; Asst. Professor. Expertise in wetlands, floodplains, watershed management, and urban ecology.

NANCY LOEWENSTEIN (334-844-1061); loewenj@auburn.edu) Research Fellow and Extension Specialist. Expertise in invasive plants, native Alabama plant species, and tree identification.

LISA SAMUELSON (334-844-1040; samuelj@auburn.edu) Director, Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems; Professor.  Expertise in tree physiology in the context of carbon sequestration in southern pine forests and effects of climate change on forest health and productivity.

Chemistry

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Interim Dean and Clinton-McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts.

Civil Engineering

LATIF KALIN    (334-844-4671; kalinla@auburn.edu )  Associate Professor. Expertise in urbanization impact on water sources and quality, flooding, drought, and forest hydrology.

Detector Dogs

TODD STEURY (334-844-9253; steury@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor. Expertise in biological detection, detector dogs, and carnivore ecology and management. Jump to top.

Economic Development

LARRY TEETER (334-844-1045; teeteld@auburn.edu)  Professor. Expertise in agriculture-economics/agribusiness, economics, rural economic development, forest management planning, forest policy, and economic impact assessment.

Entomology

LORI ECKHARDT (334-844-2720; eckhalg@auburn.edu) Director, AU Forest Health Cooperative; Co-Director Forest Health Dynamics Laboratory; Associate Professor. Expertise in forest health, forest entomology and forest pathology.

Environment

CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON (334-844-1033, andercj@auburn.edu) Associate Director, AU Center for Forest Sustainability; Asst. Professor. Expertise in wetlands, floodplains, watershed management, and urban ecology.

ART CHAPPELKA (334-844-1047; chappah@auburn.edu) Professor, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences. Expertise in air pollution-related research, urban tree health and urban forestry.

LATIF KALIN    (334-844-4671; kalinla@auburn.edu ) Associate Professor. Expertise in urbanization impact on water sources and quality, flooding, drought, and forest hydrology.

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Interim Dean and Clinton-McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts.

TODD STEURY (334-844-9253; steury@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences. Expertise in biological detection, detector dogs, and carnivore ecology and management.

Extension

BRENDA ALLEN (334-844-1066; allenbm@auburn.edu)

JIM ARMSTRONG (334-844-9233; armstjb@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist. Expertise in wildlife damage Management and the human dimensions of wildlife management.

BECKY BARLOW (334-844-1019); becky.barlow@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Forestry Specialist. Expertise in small-scale private forest management, agroforestry, and southern pine forest systems.

KEN MCNABB (334-844-1044; mcnabkl@auburn.edu) Mosley Environmental Professor. Expertise in forest tree nurseries, tree planting, plantation establishment, and the use of forestry herbicides and their environmental impact. Twelve years' experience in international forestry. Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese.

MARK SMITH (334-844-8099; mds0007@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist.  Expertise in wild pig damage management, upland wildlife (game and non-game) habitat and population management, and habitat restoration.

Forest Engineering

TOM GALLAGHER (334-844-1095, gallatv@auburn.edu)  Associate Professor, Forest Operations; Director, Southern Forest Engineering Center.  Expertise in forest harvesting and operations, wood procurement and biomass feedstock systems. Jump to top.

Forest Health

LORI ECKHARDT (334-844-2720; eckhalg@auburn.edu) Director, AU Forest Health Cooperative; Co-Director Forest Health Dynamics Laboratory; Associate Professor. Expertise in forest health, forest entomology and forest pathology.

Forest Products

MAOBING TU (334-844-8829; mtu@auburn.edu) Assistant Professor. Expertise on Forest Products, Biomaterials and Value- Added Bioproducts, especially in relation to biomass processing chemistry.

BRIAN VIA (334-844-1088; bkv0003@auburn.edu) Director of Forest Products Development Center; Assistant Professor. Expertise in biomaterial quality and its effect on material properties, rapid characterization of biomass, and biobased composites.

Gulf of Mexico

CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON (334-844-1033, andercj@auburn.edu) Associate Director, AU Center for Forest Sustainability; Assistant Professor. Expertise in wetlands, floodplains, watershed management, and urban ecology.

Herbicides

SCOTT ENEBAK (334.844.1028; enebasa@auburn.edu ) Director Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative; Professor.  Expertise in mycology, forest, urban seedling tree disease/insect damage and management.

KEN MCNABB (334-844-1044; mcnabkl@auburn.edu) Mosley Environmental Professor. Expertise in forest tree nurseries, tree planting, plantation establishment, and the use of forestry herbicides and their environmental impact. Twelve years' experience in international forestry. Fluent in Brazilian Portuguese. Jump to top.

Horticulture

ART CHAPPELKA (334-844-1047; chappah@auburn.edu) Professor. Expertise in air pollution-related research, urban tree health and urban forestry.

Insects

LORI ECKHARDT (334-844-2720; eckhalg@auburn.edu) Director, AU Forest Health Cooperative; Co-Director Forest Health Dynamics Laboratory; Associate Professor. Expertise in forest health, forest entomology and forest pathology.

Invasive species

NANCY LOEWENSTEIN (334-844-1061); loewenj@auburn.edu) Research Fellow and Extension Specialist. Expertise in invasive plants, native Alabama plant species, and tree identification.

MARK SMITH (334-844-8099; mds0007@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist.  Expertise in wild pig damage management, upland wildlife (game and non-game) habitat and population management, and habitat restoration.

Longleaf pine

LISA SAMUELSON (334-844-1040; samuelj@auburn.edu) Director, Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems; Professor.  Expertise in tree physiology in the context of carbon sequestration in southern pine forests and effects of climate change on forest health and productivity.

Natural Resources

JAMES SHEPARD (334-844-1004; jshepard@auburn.edu)Professor. Has expertise in natural resources education and research administration, forestry and the U.S. forest products industry. Jump to top.

Parasites

STEVE DITCHKOFF (334-844-9240; ditchss@auburn.edu) William R & Fay Ireland Distinguished Professor. Expertise in the management of feral pigs, white-tailed deer and other wildlife nutrition issues, especially in relation to hunting management.

Pesticides

SCOTT ENEBAK (334.844.1028;  enebasa@auburn.edu) Director Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative; Professor.  Expertise in mycology, forest, urban seedling tree disease/insect damage and management.

Plants/ Plant Pathology

LORI ECKHARDT (334-844-2720; eckhalg@auburn.edu) Director, AU Forest Health Cooperative; Co-Director Forest Health Dynamics Laboratory; Associate Professor. Expertise in forest health, forest entomology and forest pathology.

SCOTT ENEBAK (334.844.1028;  enebasa@auburn.edu) Director Southern Forest Nursery Management Cooperative; Professor.  Expertise on mycology, forest, urban seedling tree disease/insect damage and management.

Pollution

ART CHAPPELKA (334-844-1047; chappah@auburn.edu) Professor. Expertise in air pollution-related research, urban tree health and urban forestry.

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Interim Dean and Clinton – McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality and pollution, and urbanization impacts.

Public Health

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Associate Dean of Research and Clinton-McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts. Jump to top.

Pulp and Paper

JAMES SHEPARD (334-844-1004; jshepard@auburn.edu) Professor. Expertise in natural resources education and research administration, forestry and the U.S. forest products industry.

BRIAN VIA (334-844-1088; bkv0003@auburn.edu) Director Forest Products Development Center; Assistant Professor. Expertise in biomaterial quality and its effect on material properties, rapid characterization of biomass, and biobased composites.

Urbanization Impacts

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Interim Dean and Clinton-McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts.

Water Pollution and Quality

LATIF KALIN    (334-844-4671; kalinla@auburn.edu )  Associate Professor. Expertise in urbanization impact on water sources and quality, flooding, drought, and forest hydrology.

GRAEME LOCKABY (334-844-1054; lockabg@auburn.edu) Associate Dean of Research and Clinton-McClure Professor. Expertise in wetlands, water quality, and urbanization impacts.

Wildlife

JIM ARMSTRONG (334-844-9233; armstjb@auburn.edu) Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist. Expertise in wildlife damage Management and the human dimensions of wildlife management.

STEVE DITCHKOFF (334-844-9240; ditchss@auburn.edu) William R & Fay Ireland Distinguished Professor. Expertise in the management of feral pigs, white-tailed deer and other wildlife nutrition issues, especially in relation to hunting management.

MARK SMITH (334-844-8099; mds0007@auburn.edu) Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist.  Expertise in wild pig damage management, upland wildlife (game and non-game) habitat and population management, and habitat restoration. Jump to top.  

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