Brian P. Oswald, Ph.D., Joe C. Denman Distinguished Professor
Fire Ecology, Silviculture, Range Management
Doctor of Philosophy, May 1992, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.
Master of Science in Forestry, May 1981, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.Emphasis: Forestry
Bachelor of Science in Forestry, June 1979, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
PROFESSIONAL, TEACHING, AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Arthur Temple College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University
6/2004-present: Professor of Fire Ecology, Silviculture and Agroforestry
Named Joe C. Denman Distinguished Professor of Forestry September 2012
Named Lacy H. Hunt Disguished Professor of Forestry September 2007
6/1999-2004: Associate Professor
12/1995-6/1999: Assistant Professor
Department of Plant and Soil Science, Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL.
8/1992-12/1995: Assistant Professor of Forest Ecology
Teton Science School, Kelly, WY.
6/1991: Instructor of fire ecology course
5/1989-8/1992: Research Assistant
The College of Ganado, Ganado, AZ.
10/1985-7/1986: Assistant Dean of Academics
5/1985-7/1985: Visiting Professor, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, Colorado State University. Member of Training Staff for Peace Corps African Forestry
PUBLICATIONS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
Oswald, B.P., P. Gibson, D.L. Kulhavy, H.M. Williams. Assessing the Vegetative Diversity of an east Texas Golf Course. Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Submitted.
Oswald, B.P., S.C. Dugan, R.G. Balice, D.R. Unger. Overstory Tree Mortality in the Ponderosa Pine and Spruce-Fir Ecosystems Following a Drought in Northern New Mexico. Forests. Submitted.
Oswald, B.P., K.W. Farrish and B.A. Gentzler. Forage Yields in Turkey Hill Wilderness in East Texas for White-tailed Deer. Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Submitted.
Oswald, B.P., N.T Woodward. K.W. Farrish, D.R Unger and I. Hung. Old Field Communities and Restoration Potential ar Mammouth Cave National Park, USA. Kentucky Journal of Science. Submitted.
Stafford, K.L., Oswald, B.P., K.W. Farrish, H.W. Williams, and I, Hung. Fuel loading influence on potential fire behavior at the urban wildland interface in Bastrop County, Texas, USA. Texas Journal of Science. Submitted.
Christian, C.L., B.P. Oswald, H.M. Williams, K.W. Farrish. 2016. Vegetative Community Development over 30 Years within Mixed Pine-Hardwood Mine Reclamation sites in east Texas. Journal of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation. Accepted.
Priest, J. S.. J.P. Stovall, D.W. Coble, H. M. Williams, B.P. Oswald. 2016. Loblolly Pine Site Index on Reclaimed Mineland in East Texas. Forest Science. 62(X):xxx-xxx.
Priest, J., J. Stovall, D. Coble, B. Oswald, H. Williams. 2015. Loblolly Piner Growth Patterns on Reclaimed Mineland: Allometry, Biomass, and Volume. Forests. 6(10):3547-3581. Doi:10.3390/f6103547.
King, J.R., W.C. Conway, D.J. Rosen, and B.P. Oswald. 2015. Response of Deeprooted Sedge (Cyperus entrerianus) to Herbicide and Prescribed Fire in Coastal Texas Prairie. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 8:15-31
Oswald, B.P. and N. Brouwer. 2015. Stereo Photo Series for Estimating Natural Fuels in the Netherlands. Volume 3: Peatlands. 123p.
Oswald, B.P. and N. Brouwer. 2014. Stereo Photo Series for Estimating Natural Fuels in the Netherlands. Volume 2: Dunes. 144p.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY
Introduction to Fire Management
Harvesting and Forest Products
Fire Use in Land Management
Introduction to Forestry
Range Development and Improvement
Advanced Range Management
Forest and Range Ecology Concepts
North American Silviculture
Advanced Range Development and Improvement
OFF-CAMPUS CONSULTING, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL HONORS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
University of Idaho Alumni Association Hall of Fame (2016)
Outstanding Service Award, Association for Fire Ecology (2015)
SFA Alumni Association Distinguished Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University (2015)
SFASU Foundation Faculty Achievement Award for Research, Stephen F. Austin State University (2013)
Regents Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University (2012-13)