Editorial Board

For complete contact information for our editors, please visit the society website.

 

 

SSSAJ Editor

William Horwath

Affiliation: University of California Davis, USA
Keywords: soil biogeochemistry
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SSSAJ Technical Editors

Pedology & Soil Minerology

Felipe Aburto

Affiliation: Texas A&M University, USA
Keywords: pedology, biogeochemistry, soil mineralogy
Email: Send message to Felipe Aburto



Soil Physics & Hydrology

Manoj Shukla 

Affiliation: New Mexico State University, USA
Keywords: soil physics, vadose zone, water use efficiency
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Soil Chemistry

Parikh

Affiliation: University of California-Davis, USA
Keywords:
soil chemistry, FTIR, biochar, contaminants, sorption
Email: Send message to Sanjai Parikh


Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Rhae Drijber

Affiliation: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Keywords: soil microbial ecology, agroecosystem ecology,  biogeochemistry, mycorrhiza
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Forest, Range & Wildland Soils; Wetland Soils; Urban Anthropogenic Soils

Michael Castellano

Affiliation: Iowa State University, USA
Keywords: biogeochemistry, agroecosystem ecology
Email: Send message to Michael Castellano


Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition; Nutrient Management & Plant Analysis

Ann-Marie Fortuna

Affiliation: USDA, USA
Keywords:
soil science, soil biology & biochemistry, sustainable agriculture, soil fertility
Email: Send message to Ann-Marie Fortuna


Soil & Water Management & Conservation

Maysoon Mikha

Affiliation: USDA-ARS, USA
Keywords:
dryland cropping system, soil aggregates, soil organic matter, soil carbon
Email: Send message to Maysoon Mikha

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil Physics and Hydrology 

Asim Biswas

Affiliation: University of Guelph, Canada
Keywords: soil physics and vadose zone hydrology, soil spatial variability, proximal sensing and precision agriculture, digital soil mapping
Email: Send message to Asim Biswas

 

Giuseppe Brunetti

Affiliation: University of Natural Resources & Applied Life Sciences, Austria
Keywords:
hydrological modeling, vadose process modeling, inverse modeling, LID, green roofs, hydraulic properties, cosmic rays

 

Aaron Daigh

Affiliation: University of Nebraska - Lincoln, USA
Keywords: vadose zone hydrology, soil physics, agricultural water management, contamination, remediation
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Dedrick Davis

Affiliation: Alabama A&M University, US
Keywords: soil, water, retention, thermal, heat
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Sanjit Deb

Affiliation: Texas Tech University, USA
Keywords: soil physics, unsaturated flow and transport processes, soil and water conservation and management, soil–plant–water relationships, hydrological modeling
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Vilim Filipović

Affiliation: University of Queensland, Australia
Keywords: vadose zone processes in agroecosystems
Email: Send message to Vilim Filipović

 

Nandita Gaur

Affiliation:
University of Georgia, USA
Keywords:
soil physics, evapotranspiration, modeling, scaling, soil moisture
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Samuel Haruna

Affiliation: Middle Tennessee State University, USA
Keywords: vadose zone hydrology, under cover crop and tillage systems, soil heat transfer, spatial variability, fractals
Email: Send message to Samuel Haruna

 

Hailong He

Affiliation: Northwest A&F University, China
Keywords: cryosphere, hydrology, remote sensing, soil and water conservation, soil physics, soil science, water and land resources
Email: Send message to Hailong He

Jingyi Huang

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Keywords: soil physics and hydrology, geostatics, proximal soil sensing
Email: Send message to Jingyi Huang

Xiaoxu Jia

Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keywords:
soil hydrology, soil hydraulic properties, soil–plant–water relations, land use change, critical zone
Email:
Send message to Xiaoxu Jia

 

Yuki Kojima

Affiliation: Gifu University, Japan
Keywords: soil freezing and thawing, heat transfer, soil property sensors
Email: Send message to Yuki Kojima

 

Xiaoyan Li

Affiliation: Beijing Normal University, China
Keywords: ecohydrology and hydropedology 
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Yili Lu

Affiliation: China Agricultural University, China
Keywords: soil physics, soil heat and mass transfer
Email: Send message to Yili Lu


Biswajit Pramanick

Affiliation: Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, India
Keywords: soil physics, agricultural water management, soil water balance, water stress, tillage
Email: Send message to Biswajit Pramanick

Bharat Sharma Acharya

Affiliation: Dep. of Mines, State of Oklahoma, USA
Keywords: soil physics, water quality, soil erosion, surface hydrology, groundwater, mining hydrology, echohydrology, water conservation
Email: Send message to Bharat Sharma Acharya

 

Wenyi Sheng

Affiliation: China Agricultural University, China
Keywords:
soil sensing and instrumentation
Email: Send message to Wenyi Sheng

 

Ryan Stewart

Affiliation: Virginia Tech, USA
Keywords: soil hydrology, characterization of soil properties and hydrology
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Briana Wyatt

Affiliation: Texas A&M University, USA
Keywords: 
soil physics, vadose zone hydrology
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SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil Chemistry 

Larry Cihacek

Affiliation: North Dakota State University, USA
Keywords:
soil fertility, soil carbon, soil N cycling, residue management, soil erosion, integrated crop–livestock systems
Email:
Send message to Larry Cihacek


Rafael Clemente

Affiliation: CEBAS-CSIC, Spain
Keywords:
contaminated soils, trace elements, phytoremediation, organic amendments, biomass valorization


Wei Li

Affiliation: Nanjing University, China
Keywords: surface chemistry of clays, mineral/water interface, sorption, stable isotope

Balwant Singh

Affiliation: University of Sydney, Australia
Keywords: soil chemistry, soil organic matter, soil mineralogy, adsorption reactions
Email: Send message to Balwant Singh
 

Patrick Tomco


Affiliation: University of Alaska Anchorage, USA
Keywords: environmental organic chemistry, transport, transformation, and fate of organic pollutants

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil Biology and Biochemistry 

Zengming Chen

Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keywords:
soil biogeochemistry, soil organic matter, nitrogen, greenhouse gases

 

Thomas Ducey

Affiliation: USDA-ARS, USA
Keywords: DNA sequencing, genomics, microbiology, molecular biology, pathogen detection, 
Email: Send message to Thomas Ducey

 

Bryan Emmett

Affiliation: USDA, USA
Keywords:
soil microbial ecology, plant–microbe interactions, rhizosphere, nitrogen cycling

 

Armando Gomez-Guerrero

Affiliation: University of California Davis, USA
Keywords: carbon sequestration, forest soils, soil productivity
Email: Send message to Armando Gomez-Guerrero

Sindhu Jagadamma

Affiliation: University of Tennessee, USA
Keywords: characterization of soil organic matter, microbial processing of soil carbon, soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics, soil carbon sequestration, soil quality
Email: Send message to Sindhu Jagadamma

Priyanka Kushwaha

Affiliation: University of Arizona, USA
Keywords:
soil health, arid soils, metal-contaminated soils,  plant-microbial interactions, microbiology, molecular biology, DNA sequencing



Cristina Lazcano

Affiliation: University of California Davis, USA
Keywords: soil ecology, biogeochemistry, soil health, plant-soil interactions, sustainable soil management
Email: Send message to Cristina Lazcano

 

Lu-Jun Li

Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keywords: soil organic matter, soil organic carbon mineralization
Email: Send message to Lu-Jun Li

 

Lindsey Slaughter

Affiliation: Texas Tech University, USA
Keywords: agroecology, dryland ecosystems, soil ecology, soil microbial comunities
Email: Send message to Lindsey Slaughter

 

Megan Mobley

Affiliation: Oregon State University, USA
Keywords: biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, soil fractionation, soil organic matter
Email: Send message to Megan Mobley

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Pedology 

Dylan Beaudette

Affiliation: USDA-NRCS, USA
Keywords: pedology, soil survey
Email: Send message to Dylan Beaudette

Caitlin Hodges

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma, USA
Keywords: mineral weathering, soil formation, metal redox, biogeochemistry
Email: Send message to Caitlin Hodges

Umakant Mishra

Affiliation: Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Keywords:
soil organic carbon, land use change, climate change, soil functions, geospatial and process-based modeling
Email: Send message to Umakant Mishra


Travis Nauman

Affiliation: USGS, USA
Keywords: soil spatial modeling, edaphic roles in community ecology, erosion
Email: Send message to Travis Nauman 

Marco Pfeiffer

Affiliation: University of Chile
Keywords:
soil geography, pedology, geomorphology
Email: Send message to Marco Pfieffer

 

Kyungsoo Yoo

Affiliation: University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA
Keywords: bioturbation, hillslope annd mountain soils, land uses
Email: Send message to Kyungsoo Yoo

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition 

Barbara Cade-Menun

Affiliation: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Keywords:
phosphorus biogeochemistry
Email:
Send message to Barbara Cade-Menun


Curtis Dell

Affiliation: USDA/ARS/PSWMRU, USA
Keywords: gaseous emissions, soil carbon, nitrogen cycling
Email: Send message to Curtis Dell


Javed Iqbal

Affiliation:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
Keywords: soil fertility, nitrogen management, water quality, greenhouse gas emissions
Email: Send message to Javed Iqbal


Rasel Parvej

Affiliation: Louisiana State University, USA
Keywords: soil fertility, plant nutrition, nutrient management, soil and tissue testing, fertilizer
Email: Send message to Rasel Parvej

Udayakumar Sekaran

Affiliation: Oregon State University, USA
Keywords:
nutrient management, soil health, carbon and nitrogen dynamics, soil organic matter, nutrient use efficiency
Email:
Send message to Udayakumar Sekaran


Sumit Sharma

Affiliation: Oklahoma State University, USA
Keywords: irrigation, soil moisture sensors, irrigation scheduling, soil organic carbon, and soil sampling
Email: Send message to Sumit Sharma


Anoop Kumar Srivastava

Affiliation: National Research Center for Citrus, India
Keywords: nutrient constraints diagnosis, nutrient mapping , nutrient-use-efficiency, nutrient-microbe interaction , soil test-crop response relationship
Email: Send message to Anoop Kumar Srivastava

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil & Water Management & Conservation 

Jorge Alvaro-Fuentes

Keywords: soil carbon, soil greenhouse gas emissions, soil management, carbon modeling
Email: Send message to Jorge Alvaro-Fuentes

 

Amanda Ashworth

Affiliation: USDA-ARS, USA
Keywords: soil conservation, nutrient cycling, water quality, grassland agroecosystems, systems research
Email: Send message to Amanda Ashworth

 

Craig Drury

Affiliation: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Keywords: soil biochemistry with emphasis on nitrogen cycling
Email: Send message to Craig Drury

 

Javier Gonzalez

Affiliation: USDA-ARS, USA
Keywords: conservation practices, soil and water quality
Email: Send message to Javier Gonzalez


Krishnaswamy Jayachandran

Affiliation:
Florida International University, USA
Keywords: soil microbiology, nutrient cycling, soil quality in wetland and upland systems
Email: Send message to Krishnaswamy Jayachandran

Gurpreet Kaur

Affiliation: University of Missouri, USA
Keywords:
cropping systems, water and nutrient management, soil fertility
Email: Send message to Gurpreet Kaur

 

Sandeep Kumar 

Affiliation: USDA, USA
Keywords:
spatial analysis, soil physics, watershed modeling, soil health, soil water conservation
Email:
Send message to Sandeep Kumar

Abdelaziz Nilahyane

Affiliation: Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morrocco
Keywords:
agronomy, water stress, soil salinity, water and nitrogen use, sustainable cropping systems
Email: Send message to Abdelaziz Nilahyane


Ekrem Ozlu

Affiliation: North Carolina State University, USA
Keywords:
soil physics and management, tillage, soil health, carbon sequestration, saltwater intrusion
Email: Send message to Ekrem Ozlu

Natalia Rogovska

Affiliation: USDA, USA
Keywords:
water quality; conservation practices; biochar; precision agriculture



Debasish Saha

Affiliation: University of Tennessee, USA
Keywords:
soil carbon and nitrogen cycling, greenhouse gas emissions, nitrous oxide, sustainability, soil health, bioenergy, organic agriculture, no-till, machine learning
Email: Send message to Debasish Saha


Andrea Simpson

Affiliation:
Mississippi State University, USA
Keywords: soil biogeochemistry, soil fertility, soil health, agronomy, plant-soil interactions
Email: Send message to Andrea Simpson


Kristin Trippe

Affiliation: USDA-ARS, USA
Keywords: microbial ecology, sustainable agricultural management, biochar, soil health, remediation
Email: Send message to Kristin Trippe


Melissa Wilson

Affiliation: University of Minnesota, USA
Keywords:
nutrient management and cycling, manure, cover crops, water quality
Email: Send message to Melissa Wilson

 

Alex Woodley 

Affiliation: North Carolina State University, USA
Keywords:
cover cropping, ammonia volatilization, nitrous oxide, soil carbon, nitrate leaching
Email: Send message to Alex Woodley

 

Rongzhong Ye

Affiliation: Clemson University, USA
Keywords:
carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry, cover crops, soil management, greenhouse gases
Email:
Send message to Rongzhong Ye


Xi Zhang


Affiliation:
Louisiana State University, USA
Keywords: soil physics, soil health, soil-climate interactions
Email: Send message to Xi Zhang

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis 

Barbara Cade-Menun

Affiliation:
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Canada
Keywords:
phosphorus biogeochemistry
Email: Send message to Barbara Cade-Menun



Steven Culman

Affiliation: Washington State University, USA
Keywords: soil health assessment, nutrient management
Email: Send message to Steven Culman

 

Daniel Kaiser

Affiliation: University of Minnesota Twin Cities, USA
Keywords: nutrient management, soil fertility
Email: Send message to Daniel Kaiser


Jake Mowrer

Affiliation: Texas A&M University, USA
Keywords: nitrogen, poultry litter, soil pH, tillage, 
Email: Send message to Jake Mowrer

 

 

Udayakumar Sekaran

Affiliation: Oregon State University, USA
Keywords:
nutrient management, soil health, carbon and nitrogen dynamics, soil organic matter, nutrient use efficiency
Email:
Send message to Udayakumar Sekaran


Sumit Sharma

Affiliation: Oklahoma State University, US
Keywords: Irrigation, soil moisture sensors, irrigation scheduling, soil organic carbon, and soil sampling
Email: Send message to Sumit Sharma


Anoop Kumar Srivastava

Affiliation: National Research Center for Citrus, India
Keywords: nutrient constraints diagnosis, nutrient mapping , nutrient-use-efficiency, nutrient-microbe interaction , soil test-crop response relationship
Email: Send message to Anoop Kumar Srivastava

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Soil Mineralogy 

Chunmei Chen

Affiliation: Tianjin University, China
Keywords: environmental soil mineralogy, mineral-organic interactions, soil carbon, biogeochemistry of redox-sensitive elements
Email: Send message to Chunmei Chen

 

Youjun Deng

Affiliation: Texas A&M University, USA
Keywords: clay mineralogy, colloid, organic matter, organo-clay, soil mineralogy
Email: Send message to Youjun Deng

Tetsuhiro Watanabe

Affiliation: Kyoto University, Japan
Keywords:
soil mineralogy, pedology, biogeochemistry, volcanic soils, tropical soils
Email: Send message to Tetsuhiro Watanabe

SSSAJ Associate Editors - Wetland Soils 

Caitlin Hodges

Affiliation: University of Oklahoma, USA
Keywords: mineral weathering, soil formation, metal redox, biogeochemistry
Email: Send message to Caitlin Hodges


Aaron Miller

Affiliation: USDA, USA
Keywords: geomorphology, hydric, soil survey, wetland
Email: Send message to Aaron Miller

Christine VanZomeren

Affiliation: US Army Corps of Engineers, USA
Keywords: biogeochemistry, nitrogen, wetlands
Email: Send message to Christine VanZomeren

SSSAJ Associate Editors -

Forest, Range & Wildland Soils 

Jeff Hatten

Affiliation: Oregon State University, USA
Keywords: fire, prescribed fire, soil organic matter, watershed processes, wildfire
Email: Send message to Jeff Hatten

 

Megan Mobley

Affiliation: Oregon State University, USA
Keywords: 
biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, soil fractionation, soil organic matter
Email: 
Send message to Megan Mobley

Kevin Mueller

Affiliation: Cleveland State University, USA
Keywords: element and water cycles, land management, global change 


Qing Zhu

Affiliation: Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Keywords:
hydropedology, watershed, soil water, land use change, soil carbon and nitrogen
Email:
Send message to Qing Zhu

SSAJ Associate Editors - Urban & Anthropogenic Soils 

Kevin Mueller

Affiliation: Cleveland State University, USA
Keywords: elements and water cycles, land management, global change

Anna Paltseva

Affiliation:
University of Louisiana-Lafayette, USA
Keywords: urban soils, urban agriculture, contamination, remediation, urbanization
Email: Send message to Anna Paltseva


SSSA Journal Science Communications Editor

Ali Fares

Affiliation: Prairie View A&M University, USA
Keywords: groundwater quantity/quality, managed aquifer recharge,
numerical modeling, colloid transport
Email: Send message to Ali Fares

SSSAJ Social Media Editor

Tegbaru Gobeziet

Affiliation: University of Guelph, Canada
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SSSAJ Journal Manager

Ann Edahl

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SSSA Editor-in-Chief

Craig Rasmussen

Affiliation: The University of Arizona, USA
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Member, Ex Officio

Rebecca Funck 
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Matt Wascavage
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