BS, University of Tennessee, 2008, Forest Resources Management
MS, University of Tennessee, 2010, Forestry (Forest Biometrics), Minor in Statistics
PhD, Virginia Tech, 2016, Forestry (Forest Operations and Water Quality)
Expertise: Cristan is an expert in the areas of forest operations, forestry best management practices, mechanical and chemical site preparation, and competition control.
Teaching Responsibilities: Timber Harvesting.
Extension Responsibilities: Facilitate the Professional Logger Manager (PLM) Training Program.
Research & Extension Interests: Timber harvesting methods and practices, forestry best management practices (BMPs), water quality, site preparation, and competition and invasive plant species control.