Education

  • Ph.D. in Agronomy, Kansas State University
    • Dissertation: Grazing Effects on water vapor and carbon fluxes
  • M.S. in Biology, South Dakota State University
    • Thesis: Assessing area-wide biological control of leafy spurge
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Central Missouri
Certifications
  • Certified Bovine Reproductive Ultrasound Technician
  • Certified Bovine Artificial Insemination Technician

Selected Publications

  • Murphy, J.T., J.M. Ham, C.E. Owensby. 2014. Design and testing of a novel gas exchange chamber. Academic Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Research. 2:34-46
  • Murphy, J.T., J.M. Ham, C.E. Owensby, P.I. Coyne. 2014. Estimation of vegetative characteristics by remote sensing. Academic Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Research. 2:47-56
  • Duesterhaus, J, J. Ham, C. Owensby, J. Murphy. 2008. Water Balance of a Stock-watering Pond in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:329-338
  • Butler, J., M. Parker, J. Murphy. 2006. Biological Control of Leafy Spurge. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:453-461

Selected Presentations

  • Assessing area-wide biological control of leafy spurge in Montana and South Dakota. Presentation at the TEAM Leafy Spurge Wrap-up symposium held at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Range Managment.

Professional Organizations

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
  • Society of Range Management

Honors and Awards

  • New Faculty of the Year. 2007. Southwest Baptist University
  • Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award in Crop Science. 2007. American Society of Agronomy

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Hermitage
    • Minister of Worship
    • Director of Men's Ministries
    • Director of Couples Ministries
  • Pomme de Terre Youth Sports
    • Board Member