Texas Tech University

PSS Academic Advisors

Noureddine Abidi

Noureddine Abidi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Plant & Soil Science (PSS);
Associate Director, Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute (FBRI)


Dr. Noureddine Abidi joined the FBRI in September 1999 as a Research Associate working in chemical finishes and textile chemistry. He earned his bachelor degree in chemistry and master degree in polymer chemistry. More >>

 

 

 

Peter Dotray

Peter Dotray, Ph.D.

Leidigh Professor of Weed Science - Joint Appointment with
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Service


Dr. Peter Dotray received his B.S degree from the University of Minnesota in Agronomy in 1986, his M.S. degree from Washington State University in Agronomy in 1989, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota in Agronomy in 1993. He joined the Texas Tech faculty in 1993 and is currently the Leidigh Professor of Weed Science. More >>

 

 

 

Ed Hellman

Edward Hellman, Ph.D.

Professor of Viticulture & Enology



Edward Hellman is Professor of Viticulture & Enology, based at Texas Tech's Fredericksburg campus. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Horticulture from the University of Illinois, and his Ph.D. in Plant Science from the University of Arkansas. More >> 

 

 

 

Dr. Eric Hequet

 Eric Hequet, Ph.D.


Horn Professor and Chair; J.A. Love Endowed Chair


Dr. Eric Hequet is the Chair and Professor of the Department of Plant and Soil Science at Texas Tech University (TTU). He holds a Ph.D. and a "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" from the University of Haute Alsache in France. More>>


 

 

 

Cynthia McKenney

Cynthia McKenney, Ed.D.

Associate Chair and Rockwell Endowed Professor of Horticulture in Plant & Soil Science


Cynthia McKenney received her B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture and her Texas Provisional Secondary Teaching Certificate in Broad Field Science from Texas Tech University. More >>

 

 

 

 

Thayne Montague

Thayne Montague, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Horticulture with joint appointment
with Texas AgriLife Research

Thayne Montague received his B.S. degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Brigham Young University in 1990 and his M.S. degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Auburn University in 1993. More >>

 

 

 

Glen Ritchie

Glen Ritchie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Crop Physiology with joint appointment
with Texas AgriLife Research


Dr. Glen Ritchie received his B.S. degree from Utah State University in Crop Science in 2000, his M.S. degree from Utah State University in Crop Science in 2003, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Georgia in Agronomy in 2007. More >>

 

 

 

 

Jyotsna Sharma

Jyotsna Sharma, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Plant Ecology and Conservation


Dr. Sharma received a Summa Cum Laude bachelor's degree in horticulture and business from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville. More >>

 

 

 

 

Charles West

Charles West, Ph.D.

Thornton Distinguished Chair of Plant and Soil Science


Dr. Chuck West now occupies the Thornton Distinguished Chair in Forage Systems. He comes to us after spending 28 years on the faculty of the University of Arkansas where he was a Professor of Forages in the Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences department. More >>

 

 

 

 

Jason Woodward

Jason Woodward, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology with joint appointment
with Texas AgriLife Extension


Dr. Woodward joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2006 and is currently an Associate Professor of Plant Pathology. More >>

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Wright

Robert Wright, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Crop Genomics with joint appointment
with Texas AgriLife Research


Dr. Wright received his B.S. in biology from John Brown University in 1990, his M.S from in plant breeding and genetics from the University of Arkansas in 1993, and his Ph.D. in genetics from Texas A&M University in 1997.
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