Texas Tech University

Research & Graduate Studies Committee

The CASNR Research Committee is an advisory body to the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The primary responsibility of the Committee is to deliberate on important issues related to research and graduate education and to make recommendations to the Dean for implementation. Possible issues that the Committee might consider addressing may include but are not limited to: 1) Coordination and Facilitation of Research Efforts by focusing on faculty resources, research dissemination, new faculty research orientation and mentoring programs, and faculty development programs. 2) Strengthening of Graduate Education by addressing programmatic issues (e.g., new degree programs, distance education, etc.), graduate student recruitment, retention, and placement issues, student internships (domestic and international opportunities), and scholarships and fellowships.

Agricultural & Applied Economics

  • Shaikh Rahman

Agricultural Education & Communications

  • Matt Baker (Chair)

Animal & Food Sciences

  • Sasha Protopopova

Landscape Architecture

  • Sohyun Park

Natural Resources Management

  • Blake Grisham

Plant & Soil Science

  • Benildo de los Reyes

Dean’s Office Coordination

  • Michael Ballou
  • Galen Austin