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Oregon State University

Anthony S. Davis

Acting Dean (January 2018 - June 30, 2018)
Executive Associate Dean & Associate Dean for Research & International Programs
109 Richardson Hall


Special Assistant to the Dean: Adrienne Wonhof | 541.737.4279

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Anthony S. Davis began his term as Associate Dean for Research on July 1, 2016 and was promoted to Executive Associate Dean in August 2017. He is now serving a temporary term as Acting Dean from January 17, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

Dr. Davis was previously at the University of Idaho, where he served as the director of the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research and as an associate professor of native plant regeneration and silviculture in the Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Science. Under Davis’ guidance at Idaho, the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research became a world-recognized leader in forest nursery science. Davis, who earned his doctorate at Purdue University, has conducted research to improve nursery production practices of native plants, restoration of degraded forests, and study the effects of environmental stresses on seedling growth and development.

Dr. Davis is responsible for the strategic development and execution of innovative, effective, and respected research programs to help achieve the research mission of the College, Forest Research Laboratory, and the Institute for Working Forest Landscapes. As Executive Associate Dean, he manages the day-to-day operations of the College.