In addition to being wonderful educators and mentors, UTM faculty conduct research, write articles, present at conferences, and work hard to contribute new knowledge to their field. Check out some of their findings!
Primary author: Geosciences associate professor Thomas DePriest.
DePriest, T., & Hooks, B. (2017). Effect of development on water quality in the South Fork of the Forked Deer Watershed, Western Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, (1–2), 50.
Videorecording featuring geology professor Michael Gibson.
Gibson, M. A. (2008). The Central America-Tennessee connection: Microbes & asteroids lead to global life & global death. [DVD-R]. Martin, TN: University of TN at Martin.
Co-authors: Ag engineering associate professor Sandy Mehlhorn and plant/soil science associate professor Barbara Darroch.
Mehlhorn, S. A., Darroch, B., & Jackson, S. (2017). Raising Awareness of Farm Equipment on Public Roadways in Tennessee. Journal of Agricultural Safety & Health, 23(4), 241.
Conference abstract presented by geology lab instructor Audrey Pattat.
Pattat, A. N., & Wolak, J. M. (2014). A mixed carbonate-siliciclastic channel complex in the Mississippian Fort Payne Formation, Tennessee. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 46(6), 351.
Co-author: Natural resource management professor Philip Smartt.
Welch, A. V., Williams, P. S., Darville, R., Smartt, P., & McBroom, M. (2015). Exploratory research on changing times affecting human resource management, perceptions, and professional norms of Tennessee Park Rangers. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, (1), 72.
Co-author: Ag ed assistant professor Will Bird.
Ball, A., Bowling, A., & Bird, W. (2016). A case study of learning, motivation, and performance strategies for teaching and coaching CDE teams. Journal of Agricultural Education, (3), 115. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2016.03115
Co-authors: Animal science associate professor Emalee Buttrey and animal science professor Craig Darroch.
Buttrey, E. K., & Darroch, C. S. (2017). No, I’m Not a Veterinarian! Increasing Student Awareness of Career Diversity within the Animal Sciences. Journal of Animal Science, 95, 53–54. https://doi.org/10.2527/ssasas2017.0109
Conference abstract co-presented by geology professor Stan Dunagan and geology lecturer Angela Van Boening.
Dunagan, S. P., & Van Boening, A. (2019). Generating more geology majors through curriculum simplifications. Abstracts with Programs - Geological Society of America, 51(3).
Primary author: Ag econ professor Joey Mehlhorn.
Mehlhorn, J.E., Bonney, L., Fraser, N., & Miles, M.P. (2015). Benchmarking Entrepreneurship Education in U.S., Australian, and New Zealand University Agriculture Programs. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 20(3), 1.
Primary author: Animal science associate professor Emalee Buttrey.
Buttrey, E. K., Luebbe, M. K., McCollum, F. T., Cole, N. A., MacDonald, J. C., & Hales, K. E. (2015). Effects of glycerin concentration in steam-flaked corn-based diets with supplemental yellow grease on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science, (7), 3698.
Primary author: Ag econ assistant professor Anthony Delmond.
Delmond, A. R., McCluskey, J. J., Yormirzoev, M., & Rogova, M. A. (2018). Russian consumer willingness to pay for genetically modified food. Food Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodpol.2018.02.004
Co-author: Soil science professor Paula Gale.
Gilmour, J. T., Mauromoustakos, A., Gale, P. M., & Norman, R. (1998). Kinetics of crop residue decomposition: variability among crops and years. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 62(3), 750-755.
Co-author: Wildlife biology professor Eric Pelren.
Snyder, J. W., Pelren, E.C., & Crawford, J. A. (1999). Translocation Histories of Prairie Grouse in the United States. Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006), 27(2), 428.
Co-author: Ag econ professor Ross Pruitt.
Yang, R., Raper, K. C., & Pruitt, J. R. (2019). The influence of recession and income strata on consumer demand for protein sources. Applied Economics, 51(42), 4615–4628. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2019.1593940