Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Plants, Soils and Insects 2015
Master of Science, University of Tennessee, Plant Sciences, 2008
Bachelor of Science, Iowa State University, Horticulture, 2006
Effective and economical management strategies for commercial turfgrass managers. Emphasis is on the performance of turfgrasses subjected to various management techniques, investigating athletic field performance and safety, turfgrass adaptation to Iowa, and investigating root zone construction performance.
2008, Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Tennessee
2006, Watson Outstanding Sports Turf Graduate Student, Sports Turf Managers Association
Horticulture 453 – Sports Turf Management and Establishment
Horticulture 454 – Turf and Landscape Irrigation