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
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
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