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Following an extensive national search, long-standing OSU graduate, faculty member and professor of 28 years, Dr. Tom Chastain, has been named the new Department Head for Crop and Soil Science.
Dr. Chastain earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences from California State University, Chico, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Crop Science at OSU. He served as Assistant Professor of Seed Physiology for two years at Washington State University, for three years as Assistant Professor at OSU’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton, and for 28 years as Professor of Seed Crop Physiology and Ecology at OSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Science in Corvallis. During his time at the Corvallis campus, he has served in several leadership roles including Associate Department Head for three years, and for nine months as Interim Department Head.
Four researchers from the College of Agricultural Sciences were named the world's most Highly Cited Researchers in 2019 by the Web of Science Group.
Brett Tyler, Markus Kleber, Joey Spatafora, and Vaughn Walton ranked in the top 1% by citations, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. This is the second year in a row that Tyler and Spatafora have been named to this prestigious list.
College of Agricultural Sciences alumni are known for making a difference. The involvement of our alumni is crucial to the College community.