Faculty

  1. Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science

    Renowned soil scientist Rattan Lal will address graduates

    Jul 16, 2019

    Soil scientist Rattan Lal, one of The Ohio State University’s most decorated faculty researchers, will address the university’s summer graduates. Approximately 1,500 degrees will be awarded at the summer commencement ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4., at the Jerome Schottenstein Center. 

  2. Gray poses with Ugandan field assistant Kiberu Mutebi and Tiffany Atkinson while sampling for the fish they call “Bluelips” in Ndyabusole, Uganda (2016). (Photo: Courtesy of Gray.)

    CFAES Who We Are: 10 Questions with Suzanne Gray

    Jun 27, 2018

    In the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Who We Are story, Kurt Knebusch interviews and features Suzanne Gray, an assistant professor in CFAES's School of Environment and Natural Resources, who talks about water, fish and her recent big honor for teaching.

  3. Suzanne Gray, a faculty member in the SENR elected to serve as President-Elect of Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

    Faculty Member Elected to Serve in Fisheries Leadership Role

    Feb 8, 2018

    Congratulations to Dr. Suzanne Gray, who was elected to serve as President-Elect for the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society at this year’s Annual joint meeting of the Ohio Aquaculture Association and the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, held on 26–27 January 2018 at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. The mission of the Ohio Chapter of the American Fisheries Society is "to promote conservation of fisheries and aquatic resources by providing information, professional services, and opportunities for aquatic stewardship to Ohio’s fisheries professionals, educators, students, and conservationists."

  4. Professor Donnermeyer (right) receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division of Critical Criminology and Social Justice at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Philadelphia.

    Professor Emeritus receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Dec 4, 2017

    Professor Emeritus Joe Donnermeyer received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Division of Critical Criminology and Social Justice at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC) in Philadelphia on November 16. The Division is the largest in ASC, with over 800 members. The award is presented to a member of the Division for “sustained and distinguished scholarship, teaching and service in the field of Critical Criminology.”

  5. Dr. Shoshanah Inwood is part of a multi-state team selected to receive funding through the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's “Impacts of Successful Extension and Outreach Programs” awards program.

    Faculty Member Part of Multi-State Team Awarded Funding

    Oct 30, 2017

    Shoshanah Inwood, assistant professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources is part of a multi-state team selected to receive funding through the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development's “Impacts of Successful Extension and Outreach Programs” awards program. The project, “Developing a Coordinated Community Risk Management Approach to Heath and Health Insurance among Farm Enterprises” will help enable farm individuals and partnerships to take the lead in focusing on farming viability through a coordinated community risk management approach to health and health insurance for the farming enterprise.  Virginia Brown (PI), University of Maryland Extension and Maria Pippidis (Co-PI), University of Delaware Cooperative Extension are collaborators on the project. Read the full story on funded projects here.

  6. An Ohio State University researcher is part of a new $750,000 project to determine whether conservation incentives provided by the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative(GLRI) are meeting one of their goals: to get more farmers to adopt measures that preserve water quality.  Robyn Wilson, associate professor of risk analysis and decision science in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, part of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), will co-lead the pro

    CFAES Researcher Part of New Project Studying Conservation Incentives, Farming Practices

    Sep 18, 2017

    An Ohio State University researcher is part of a new $750,000 project to determine whether conservation incentives provided by the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative(GLRI) are meeting one of their goals: to get more farmers to adopt measures that preserve water quality.

    Robyn Wilson, associate professor of risk analysis and decision science in Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources, part of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), will co-lead the project’s social component along with Stephen Gasteyer of Michigan State University.

    The overall leader of the two-year project, called Researching Effectiveness of Agricultural Programs, or REAP, is the binational Great Lakes Commission (GLC) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

  7. SENR Professor and C-MASC Director Rattan Lal awarded Borlaug Fellowship.

    Professor Lal Awarded Borlaug Fellowship

    Sep 12, 2017

    Rattan Lal, Professor and Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, School of Envrionment and Natural Resources is one of three CFAES faculty members, who have have been awarded international research fellowships through USDA's Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program. By working with a distinguished visiting international scholar from a developing or middle-income country, these CFAES faculty will broaden their own network of international collaborators as well as focus on long-term research endeavors that promote improved food security and economic growth.

  8. Professor Emeritus Joe Donnemeyer is one of three keynote speakers at the first-ever International Rural Crime Conference.

    Professor Emeritus Keynote at International Rural Crime Conference

    Aug 31, 2017

    Ohio State Professor Emeritus Joe Donnemeyer is one of three keynote speakers at the first-ever International Rural Crime Conference in South Africa Sept. 27.

  9. Lower Receives Distinguished Teaching Award

    May 15, 2017

    Brian Lower, an associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources was presented with the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching at the 2017 Faculty Awards program and reception held on May 2 at the Wexner Center for the Arts.  The award honors faculty members at The Ohio State University for superior teaching.

  10. A Times Higher Education article features new School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) faculty member, Nicole Sintov. The article highlights the complexity early and mid-career scientists may face in conducting interdisciplinary research and recently published in the journal, Energy Policy.

    Interdisciplinary Approaches and Energy Research

    Jan 30, 2017

    Times Higher Education article features new School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) faculty member, Nicole Sintov. The article highlights the complexity early and mid-career scientists may face conducting interdisciplinary research and recently published in the journal, Energy Policy.

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