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Dr. Tim Knight

Prof. Tim KnightProfessor & Dean of the Patterson School of Natural Sciences

Courses taught: General Biology I, Introduction to Wildlife Conservation and Management, Environmental Science, Research Capstone


Phone: 870-245-5528

Degrees & experience:

Ph.D. University of Texas at Dallas, 1989, Environmental Sciences /Aquatic Toxicology 
M.S. University of Texas at Dallas, 1986, Environmental Sciences /Aquatic Toxicology
B.S. Ouachita Baptist University, 1984, Biology

Research Interests: Ecology, Water Quality and Wildlife Management

I have a current contract with an NGO to conduct water quality analysis on samples collected from several surface waters in the region. Currently, the Ouachita Water Lab employs one full-time person and two part-time students.


Professional Development:

In recent years I have been involved in the Conservation Leaders for Tomorrow program, sponsored by the Wildlife Management Institute.  I have completed the Deer Steward II Certification of the Quality Deer Management Association.  I am also heavily involved in Ouachita’s accreditation program with the Higher Learning Commission and have attended the last four national meetings of the Higher Learning Commission.  In Spring 2016, I participated in the Gardner Institute, a program that aids colleges and universities in identifying “gateway” courses – courses that result in a disproportionate number of D’s, F’s, drops and withdrawals.

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