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Kristie Walker

Kristie Walker

Assistant Professor

Golf and Turf Management
Agriculture & Natural Resources Department

 

Office: Hill Hall 205

Phone:  218-281-8116

E-mail: kswalker@umn.edu

 

Education Background:

  • Doctor of Philosopy, Agronomy, Purdue University, August 2008
  • Master of Science, Agronomy, Purdue University, May 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, University Alabama in Huntsville, December 1999

Publications:

  • Walker.K.S., C.A. Bigelow, D.R. Van Scoyoc and Z.J. Reicher 2007. Above ground responses of three cool-season lawn species to varying annual nitrogen rates and application timings. Crop Sci. 47:1225-1236
  • Bigelow, C.A., K.S. Walker, and G.A. Hardebeck. 2007. Single fall applications of coated urea fertilizers produce a high quality Kentucky bluegrass turf. Applied Turfgrass Science Online Journal.
  • Bigelow, C.A., and K.S. Walker. 2007. Golf ball roll distance: A field exercise to explore management factors affecting putting green speed. J. Nat. Res. Life Sci. Edu. 36:112-119.

Awards and Honors:

  • Associate Fellow of the Teaching Academy, Purdue University, 2007
  • Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award, Purdue University, 2007
  • Honoree for the Celebration of Graduate Student Teaching, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 2006
  • Outstanding Student in Teaching Award, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 2006

Certificates:

  • Advanced Graduate Teaching Certificate, Purdue University Center for Instructional Excellence, 2006
  • Graduate Teaching Certificate, Purdue University Center for Instructional Excellence, 2005

Other Accomplishments:

  • United States Golf Association Summer Intern, North-Central Region, 2005

Affiliations:

  • Crop Science Society of America , since 2004
  • Soil Science Society of America , since 2004
  • Golf Course Superintendents Association of America , since 2003
  • Midwest Regional Turf Foundation, since 2002
  • United States Golf Association, since 2003
  • Phi Kappa Phi, since 2004
  • Gamma Sigma Delta, since 2005


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