University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Advisors

Natural Resources and Environmental Science Advisors

Although any of the following faculty can provide academic advising, some advisors may already have a ‘full load’ of advisees. Please email the Director of Undergraduate Studies or the Steering Committee Chair to get the names of suggested advisors.

 

Mary Arthur

Dr. Mary Arthur           NRES Steering Committee Chair
103 T.P. Cooper Bldg.
Department of Forestry
859-257-2852
marthur@uky.edu

Teaches FOR 340, Forest Ecology and NRE 471, Senior Problem in Natural Resources. Research on forest ecosystems, prescribed fire, and invasive species

 

 

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Dr. Carmen Agouridis                            207 C.E. Barnhart Building
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
859-257-3000 ext. 207
carmen.agouridis@uky.edu

Research on ecosystem resotoration as it applies to streams impacted by mining, urban or agricultural activities; wetlands; and mined land reclamation.

 Chris Barton

Dr. Chris Barton
203 T.P. Cooper Bldg.
Department of Forestry
859-257-2099
barton@uky.edu

 Teaches NRE 320 (Summer Camp) and FOR 460G, Forest Watershed Management.
Research projects on water quality and forest management systems

  Mark Coyne

Dr. Mark Coyne
N-122N Agricultural Science Center-N
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
859-257-4202
mark.coyne@uky.edu

Teaches NRE 477G, Land Treatment of Wastes and PLS 566, Soil Microbiology. Research on nitrogen cycling, soil ecology, soil structure and management, waste management

 

 Mike Lacki

Dr. Mike Lacki
104 T.P. Cooper Bldg.
Department of Forestry
859-257-8571
mlacki@email.uky.edu

Teaches FOR 430, Forest Wildlife Management.
Research on bats, falcons, and endangered species

 

   Brian Lee

Dr. Brian Lee
S-305F Agricultural Science Center-N
Department of Landscape Architecture
859-257-7205
blee@uky.edu

Teaches NRE 555, Geographic Information Systems and Landscape Analysis. Supervises the capstone studio (LA 975) which is a service learning experience for the undergraduate landscape architecture students as well as teaches Advanced Geographic Information Systems and Landscape Analysis (LA 956/NRE 556) and Advanced Land Use Planning Applications (LA 959).

Dr. Chris Matocha
Director of Undergraduate Studies, N-122R Agricultural Science Center-N
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
859-257-9312
mjmato2@uky.edu

Teaches PLS 366, Fundamental of Soil Science.
Research on soil chemistry

   David McNear

Dr. Dave McNear
N-122S Agricultural Science Center-N
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
859-257-8627
dave.mcnear@uky.edu

Teaches PLS 366, Fundamental of Soil Science.
Research on metal speciation in plant tissues, soil chemistry

 Jack Schieffer

Dr. Jack Schieffer
405 Barnhart Bldg.
Dept. of Agricultural Economics
859-257-7246
Jack.Schieffer@uky.edu

Teaches AEC 445, Natural Resource and Environmental
Economics and AEC 424, Environmental Law
Research on contracts, legal issues in resource management

   stainback

Dr. G. Andrew Stainback
214 T.P. Cooper Bldg. (office 202)
Department of Forestry
859-257-1770
gdrewst02@uky.edu

Teaches FOR 280, Forest Policy.
Research on policy and economics of ecosystem services, enviornmental, land use, and international law, and sustainable development