Dexter Strother

Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Dissertation: The Role of Black Carbon in a Longleaf Pine (Pinus Palustris) Ecosystem


Instructor RX-310 fire effects on soil - 2020, 2018, 2017

CO-OP agreement with USDA Forest Service and AAMU (funded a Master’s student) – 2017

Graduate Diversity Award in Ecology - Odum School of Ecology, UGA - 2013

What has become your favorite quote?

Never give up!

What was your greatest epiphany in the last two years related to pursuing your degree?

There is always more work to be done, but make sure your goals are S.M.A.R.T.

What would be your ideal job in life?

To become a research ecologist with USDA.

Share advice you would give somebody entering graduate school:

Make sure you have work/life balance.

What are your immediate next steps (within the next few months)?

Prepare manuscripts for publication, take a vacation with my family, and apply for different positions.

Congratulations, Dexter!