Joey N. Shaw

Contact Information:

212 Funchess Hall

Selected Publications


Education :
Ph.D., 1998, University of Georgia (Soil Science)
M.S., 1993, Univeristy of Maryland (Soil Science)
B.S., 1988, James Madison University (Biology)

Professional Experience:
2008 : Alumni Professor, Auburn University
2007 : Professor, Auburn University
2003 : Associate Professor, Auburn University
1998 : Assistant Professor, Auburn University

Professional Activities:
My research program at Auburn has centered upon:
1) basic pedological research, and
2) the utilization of geospatial applications in the soil science and agronomic realms.

Honors and Awards:
  • Recipient of Auburn Alumni Association Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award (2008)
  • Coached Auburn Soil Judging team in first place finish in 2003 National Soil Judging Contest, and 2001, 2002 and 2005 Southeastern Regional Soil Judging Contests.
  • Recipient of 2002 American Society of Agronomy (ASA)-Southeastern Branch Early Career Research Award
  • President, Auburn University's Gamma Sigma Delta -Honor Society for the College of Agriculture (00-02)
  • Recipient of 2002 & 2008 Agronomy and Soils Department (Agronomy Club) Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Elected chair of Soil Science Society of America Division S-9 (Soil Mineralogy)
  • Associated editor for Soil Science Society of American Publications - Soil Survey Horizions (99-01), Soil Science Society of America Journal (05-07)
  • Received Citation of Excellence for Associate Editors for <i>Soil Science Society of America Journal</i>
  • AU Undergraduate Research Fellowship mentor(2001 and 2006)
Professional Societies Membership:
  • Appointed to Advisory Council of Professional Soil Classifier State Registration Board (09/05/00)
  • Head of examining committee of State Licensing Board of Professional Soil Classifiers.
  • Appointed by USDA-NRCS to the National Cooperative Soil Survery (NCSS) Advisory Group to the Director of Soil Survey Division (06-08).


AGRN 4200 Soil Judging
AGRN 4210 Advanced Soil Judging
AGRN5150/6150 Soil Morphology
AGRN 7560 Clay Mineralogy

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