Department of Biology


Steve Wagner, Ph.D.

     Dr. Wagner received his B.S. in Environmental Biology from Heidelberg College, an MS in Microbiology from North Carolina State University, and a Ph.D. in Agronomy (Soil Microbiology) from Clemson University. He spent two years as a postdoctoral research associate with the USDA, working on herbicide biodegradation.

     Dr. Wagner's research interest is microbial ecology, emphasizing bioremediation, plant-parasite interactions, effects of management practices on soil ecology, and poultry microbiology. He also directs the department’s program for K-8 pre-service teachers and is the director of a project funded by NASA and the US Department of Education to develop a new course, called "Supernova", to support these teachers as well as in-service teachers.

Dr. Wagner teaches:

BIO 121- Concepts of Biology
BIO 309- Microbiology

Contact Information:

Dr. Steve Wagner, Professor
Stephen F. Austin State University
Department of Biology
Miller Science Building, Room 223
Box 13003 SFA Station Nacogdoches, TX 75962
phone (936) 468-2135
fax (936) 468-2056


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