June 18, 2015

Media Advisory – Flooding, Ag Experts Available

With heavy rains and predicted flooding in the region, several Southern Illinois University Carbondale experts are available to media pursuing stories on these issues.

Below is a listing of possible topics with corresponding names and contact information for SIU researchers: 


Nicholas Pinter, professor of geology

Office phone: 618/453-7375

Cell phone: 618/203-0656

Email: npinter@geo.siu.edu 

Impact on Agriculture

For agricultural stories, please note that email is the preferred method of contact. You may also call the College of Agricultural Sciences office at 618/453-2469, and someone there will assist you in contacting our faculty members. 

Rebecca Atkinson, associate professor of animal science, food and nutrition

Email: ratkinson@siu.edu 

Jason Bond, professor of plant, soil and agricultural systems

Email: jbond@siu.edu 

Dwight Sanders, professor of agribusiness economics

Email: dwights@siu.edu