College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Department of Plant and Soil Science
Longing has worked as a visiting assistant professor with Tech's Plant and Soil Science Department since 2012. Prior to joining the Tech faculty, he served as a postdoctoral fellow and research associate with the Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Arkansas. He also worked as a post-doctoral associate with the Arkansas Water Resources Center at the University of Arkansas and was previously the apiary section head with the Arkansas State Plant Board in Little Rock.
Longing received his bachelor's degree in biology from Arkansas Tech University and his master's degree in entomology from the University of Arkansas. His doctorate in entomology is from Virginia Tech University. He is a member of the Entomological Society of America, The Coleopterists Society, The Xerces Society and the Society for Freshwater Science.