Thomas D. Shahady, Ph.D  

    Professor of Environmental Science

Promotion Portfolio Documents



I am in my 12th year teaching and conducting research at Lynchburg College.

Degrees and Certifications

 B.S. in Biology 1984 Guilford College

 M.S.P.H. in Environmental Biology 1988 University of North Carolina School of Public Health

 Ph.D. in Zoology 1992 North Carolina State University

Research Interests

I am interested in aquatic ecology, lake management and environmental compliance.  Much of my research has centered on  trophic cascade theory application to southeastern reservoir ecosystems.  Additionally, I  work with wastewater compliance issues in industry and the application of whole effluent toxicity in NPDES permitting.  

Courses Taught

Earth and  Environmental Science, Environmental Law and Policy, Environmental Assessment, Freshwater Biology, Conservation Biology, Landscape Ecology

Personal Info/Interests

I enjoy spending time hiking, biking, reading and playing with my three kids Samson, Kristin, David and my wife Trudy.  Whenever I can get away I enjoy golfing during the summer months, watching football in the fall, skiing during the winter and fishing in the spring.  

You may contact me at (434) 544-8545 or E-mail:


Environmental Science Home Page

Last updated 11/09/99
Send comments, questions about the LC Home Page to
copyright Lynchburg College 1996