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Professors tapped for program

Two Mississippi State University scientists have been selected for a national leadership-training program.

MSU Forest and Wildlife Research Center professors Robert Kroger and David Jones will be in the Leadership for the 21st Century, or Lead21, class of 2012-2013.

Kroger is an assistant professor of aquatic sciences in MSU’s wildlife, fisheries and aquaculture department. The only certified wetland scientist at MSU, he earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. He holds a doctorate in biology from the University of Mississippi.

Jones is an assistant Extension professor in MSU’s forest products department. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in forest resources at Clemson University, a master’s degree in forestry at Stephen F. Austin State University and a doctorate degree in forestry from the University of Georgia.



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