Dr. Julia Jones has been selected as a 2021 University Distinguished Professor honoree.
From the OSU Provost: “A Professor of Geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Dr. Jones develops novel data analysis methods for studying questions related to human impact on the environment, with a specific focus on forest landscapes, water, and resource management. Her record includes exemplary teaching, mentoring of students and young faculty, and administrative service widely across OSU. She contributes regularly to national and international policy debates and her research has attracted over $31M in grants to OSU, with many projects focusing on the synthesis of ecosystem responses to human perturbation and global change and integrating research, training, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Since 1988, the university has awarded the title of University Distinguished Professor to current OSU faculty members who have achieved national and international distinction for their contributions in research and creative work, teaching and mentoring, public engagement, and service.”