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Range Science



Edward (Shawn) DeKeyser, Ph.D.
Professor & NRM Program Lead
North Dakota State University, 2000
Research Interests:  Rangeland Ecology, Grazing Management, Wetland Ecology and Assessment

Torre Hovick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University, 2014
Research Interests: Global change, Avian Ecology, Fire Ecology, Rangeland Management

Ryan Limb, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Interim Program Lead
Oklahoma State University, 2008
Research Interests: Fire Ecology, Plant Community Ecology, Grassland Disturbance & Restoration Ecology, Invasive Species Ecology & Management

Devan McGranahan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Iowa State University, 2011
Research Interests: Fire & Grazing Ecology in Grasslands, Rangeland Ecosystems

Kevin K. Sedivec, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 1994
Research Interests:  Grazing Systems and Upland Nesting Birds, Leafy Spurge Control Using Grazing, Range Nutrition

Emeritus Faculty

William Barker, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
University of Kansas, 1968
Research Interests:  Plant systematics and plant (range) ecology, The floristics of the U.S. Great Plains, with emphasis on the northern Great Plains, Rotational grazing systems, leafy spurge control, range fertilization and grassland community composition and production

Mario Biondini, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Colorado State University, 1984
Research Interests:  Ecosystem Science, Use of Multivariate Statistics, Ecosystems Modeling, Theoretical Ecology, Landscape Ecology, Plant-Soil Relationships

Carolyn E. Grygiel, Ph.D., MBA, CPRM, MPM
Professor Emeritus
Colorado State University, 1983
Research Interests:  Landscape Ecology with Emphasis on Small Scale Disturbances, Prairie Restoration, Natural Resources Management


Megan Dornbusch, MS
Research Specialist
201E Morrill Hall

Breanna Paradeis, Ph.D.
Research Specialist
203C Morrill Hall

Adjunct Faculty

Benjamin Geaumont, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2009
Hettinger Research and Extension Center
Research Area:
Interactions Between Agriculture, Wildlife, and the Environment

John Hendrickson, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, 1996
USDA Northern Great Plains Laboratory, Mandan, ND
Research Area:
Rangeland Ecology and Management

Chris Schauer, Ph.D.
Oregon State University, 2003
Hettinger Research Extension Center
Research Area:
Nutritional Management of Grazing Livestock

Lance Vermeire, Ph.D.
Texas Tech University, 2002
USDA-ARS Fort Keogh
Miles City, MT
Research Area:
Grazing Ecology, Prescribed Fire, Drought Effects on Rangelands

Joseph Zeleznik, Ph.D.
Extension Forester
Michigan State University, 2001
Research Interests: Dendrochronology of Ponderosa Pine and Bur Oak, Bur Oak Regeneration, Riparian Forest Restoration

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Range Science Program
School of Natural Resources Science
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7582 - Fax: (701) 231-8557
Campus address: Hultz Hall 202
Mailing address: Dept 7650 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Diane Pennington

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