MNRM Advisors

 

Amitava Chatterjee
Title: Associate Professor
Discipline: Soil Science
Degrees: Ph.D.
Research Interests: Nutrient dynamics in agriculture, precision farming

 

Larry Cihacek
Title: Professor of Soil Science
Discipline: Soil Science
Degrees: BS Agronomy, University of Nebraska; MS Agronomy, University of Nebraska; PhD Soil Fertility, Iowa State University
Research Interests: Soil Management, nutrient management, erosion and cropping systems. C sequestration, soil productivity and quality

 

Aaron Lee M. Daigh
Title: Assistant Professor of Soil Physics
Discipline: 
Soil Science
Degrees: 
BS Environmental Soil and Water Science, University of Arkansas; MS Crop Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas; PhD Soil Science and Environmental Science, Iowa State University
Research interests: Soil physics and hydrology, ecohydrology, agricultural water management, soil salinity, soil contamination and remediation

 

Edward (Shawn) DeKeyser
Title: Professor/Program Leader
Discipline: Natural Resources Management
Degrees:
 BS Biology, Jamestown College; MS and PhD Animal & Range Science, NDSU
Research interests:
 Wetland ecology, wetland assessment and monitoring, invasive species ecology and management, native prairie and wetland restoration

 

Christina Hargiss
Title: Assistant Professor of NRM
Discipline:
 Natural Resources Management
Degrees:
 BS, MS and PHD Natural Resources Management, NDSU
Research interests:
 Wetland Ecology, Assessment and Monitoring; Environmental Education and Outreach; Effects of energy development on natural resources, Water use and quality

 

Jason Harmon
Title: Associate Professor of Insect Ecology
Discipline:
 Entomology
Degrees:
 BS Zoology, Univ. of Wisconsin; PhD Entomology, Univ. of Minnesota
Research interests:
 Insect Ecology, Pollinators, Insect Pests and Natural Enemies in Agroecosystems, Environmental Change and Ecological Interactions

 

Jack Norland
Title: Associate Professor of NRM
Discipline:
 Natural Resources Management
Degrees:
 BS Wildlife Biology, Iowa State; MS Range Science, Montana State; PhD Natural Resources Management, NDSU
Research interests:
 Restoration ecology, Application of remote sensing to natural resource management, Studey of natural resources management problems in a socio-ecological setting

 

Deirdre Prischmann-Voldseth
Title: Associate Professor of Entomology
Discipline: Entomology
Degrees: BA Biology, Alfred University; MS Entomology, Oregon State University; PhD Entomology, Washington State University
Research Interests: Integrated pest management, soil biota-plant-arthropod interactions, applied insect ecology, science communication and outreach

 

Joseph Zeleznik
Title: Extension Forester
Degrees: BS Chemistry, University of Cincinnati; MSF Forestry, West Virginia University; PhD Forestry Michigan State University
Research Interests: Dendrochronology of ponderosa pine and bur oak, bur oak regeneration, riparian forest restoration

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