Faculty and Staff

Dr. Gordon Holley

Dr.  A. Gordon Holley

Associate Director

Associate Professor of Economics and Management

   Bobby J. & Laura B. Neill Professor of Forestry

 

 

 

Faculty Vita

17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference

Tech Honduras

 

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:  School of Forestry, LA Tech Univesity, P. O. Box 10138, Ruston, LA  71272 

Physical Address (for deliveries): School of Forestry, LA Tech University, 1501 Reese Dr., Ruston, LA  71270
Office Location: South Campus, Reese Hall, Room 221
Office Phone Number: (318) 257-4926
Fax Number: (318) 257-4926

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Office Hours for Fall Quarter 2012:

I am generally in my office from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.  I am also available to meet with you at other times by appointment.  Specific office hours are:

MW -10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m..

 

Courses:

Fall Quarter Winter Quarter Spring Quarter

FOR 406
Forest Economics

and Valuation

FOR 401
Forest Management 

FOR 430/431

Tech Honduras I


 FOR 431

Tech Honduras II

 FOR 480

 Professional Practice

 


 

Education:

Ph.D.-Stephen F. Austin State University, 1998, Forest Economics and Management
M.S.-Stephen F. Austin State University, 1992, Forest Biometrics with minor in Statistics
B.S.-Stephen F. Austin State University, 1989, Forest Recreation Management

 

Experience: 

Louisiana Tech University, Associate Professor, September 2008 to Present
Louisiana Tech University, Assistant Professor, January 2005 to August 2008
Oklahoma State Universtiy, Assistant Professor, August 1999 to January 2005
Forest Resources Institute, Visiting Scientist, July 1998 to August 1999
Stephen F. Austin State University, Research Associate, August 1993 to July 1998

  

Honors and Awards: 

2012 Society of American Foresters Carl Alwin Schenk Award for outstanding performance in frestry education.

2008 Scholarly Activity Award, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, Louisiana Tech University.
2007 Outstanding Instructor of Upper Division Courses, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, Louisiana Tech University.
2004 Outstanding Forestry Professor, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University.
2003 Outstanding Advisor, College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University.
2002 Outstanding Forestry Professor, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University.
2000 Outstanding Forestry Professor, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University.

 

Research Interest and Activities:

Econometric studies of the Western Gulf's forest resources.
Growth, yield, and economic factors of intensively managed commercial forests.
Maximizing forest investment utility for public, industrial, and non-industrial private forest landowners.
Forest management behavior of non-industrial private forest landowners.
Management and monitoring studies of bottomland hardwood resources.
 

 

Select Publications:

Holley, A.G., Taylor, E. L. Ross, W. G. 2008. Native American non-industrial private landowners in southeast Oklahoma. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 32(4), 149-153.

 

Blazier, Michael A., Eric L. Taylor, and A. Gordon Holley. 2007. Influence of Establishing Tiimng and Planting Stock on Early Rotational Growth of Loblolly Pine Plantations Across Texas and Louisiana. In: Outkalt, K. (ed.) Proc. 14th South. Silvi. Res. Conf., Athens, GA.

 

Holley, A. Gordon, Thomas B. Lynch, Charles T. Stiff, and William F. Stansfield. 2007. Segmented Polynomial Taper Equaton Incorporating Years Since Thinning For Loblolly Pine Plantations. In: Outkalt, K.(ed.) Proc. 14th South. Silvi. Res. Conf., Athens, GA.

 

Taylor, Eric L., A. Gordon Holley, and Michael Blazier. 2006. New Pine Planting Strategies for the Western Gulf States. Southern Regional Extension Forestry. SREF-FM-003. 8 p.

 

Lynch, T. B. Holley, A. G., Wittwer, R. F., Stevenson, D. J., and Budhathoki, C. 2005. Height-Dbh Equations for Cherrybark Oak and Eastern Cottonwood. In: Cieszewski, C. J. and Strub, M. eds, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Forest Measurements and Quantitative Methods and management and the 2004 Southern Mensurationists Conference.  Hot Springs, Arkansas, June 15-18, 2004. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Res., Athens, GA. 412 p.

 

Holley, A. Gordon, Jayson F. Tate, and Eric L. Taylor. 2005. Time and Cost Study of Pruning a 12-Year Old Loblolly Pine Plantation. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry. Vol. 29, Number 3:1-6.

 

Chen, Jiwang, Charles G. Tauer, Guihua Bai, Yinghua Huang, Mark E. Payton, and A. Gordon Holley. 2004. Bidirectional Introgression Between Pinus Taeda and Pinus Echinata: Evidence from Morphological and Molecular Date. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Vol. 35: 2508-2516

 

Bovee, Jennifer K. and A. Gordon Holley. 2002. Methods used in Developing a Profile of Factors Affecting Land Management Decisions of Non-Industrial Private Forestland Owners in Southeastern Oklahoma. In Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters 2001 National Convention. Denver, CO. September 13-17, 2001. 469pp.

 

Bovee, Jennifer K. and A. Gordon Holley. 2002. Planners: Characteristics of Non-industrial Private Forest Landowners In Sourtheastern Oklahoma Who Engage in Planned Forest Management. In Proceedings:  32nd Annual Southern Forest Economics Workshop. Virginia Beach, VA. March 17-19, 2002. 326 pp.

 

Kelly, Charissa A., A. Gordon Holley, and Michael H. Legg. 2001. Ownership Objectives, Harvesting Preference, and Regeneration Beliefs of Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners in Texas. In Proceedings: 31st Annual Southern Forest Economics Workshop. Atlanta, GA. March 27-28, 2001. 203 pp.

 

Holley, A. Gordon, Leslie A. Dale, and Gary D. Kronrad. Stand Structure and Species Composition in Bottomland Hardwood Forest of East Texas. 1999. In Proceedings: Tenth Biennial Sourthern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA. February 16-18, 1999. USDA For. Serv. South. Res. Stn. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-30. 618 pp.

 

Holley, A. Gordon, Brian P. Oswald, Leslie A. Dale, and Gary D. Kronrad. 1998. Initial Investigation of Height-Diameter Relationships of Dominant Trees in the Mixed Hardwood Bottomlands of East Texas. In Proceedings: Ninth Biennial Southern Silvicultural Reseach Conference, Clemson, SC. February 25-27, 1997. USDA For. Serv. South. Res. Stn. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-20. 628 pp.

 

Holley, A. Gordon, Brian P. Oswald, Leslie A. Dale, and Gary D. Kronrad. 1998. Relative Density Measurement and Species Composition in the Mixed Bottomland Hardwood Forests of East Texas. In Proceedings: First Biennial North American Forest Ecology Workshop, Raleigh, NC. June 24-26, 1997. 419 pp.