Thomas D. Shahady, Ph.D  

                                             Professor of Environmental Science

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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 and watershed management and environmental compliance.  Much of my research has centered on  control of sedimentation and nutrient pollution into streams and lakes.  Additionally, I  have worked on policy issues related to local environmental regulation.  

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  and mountain biking during the summer months, watching and coaching football in the fall, skiing during the winter and fishing in the spring.  

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


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