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John C. Rennie
Professor Emeritus

Dr. John C. Rennie is Professor Emeritus in Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries. While on the faculty, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in forest biometry, and conducted research in timber inventory and sampling. He served as Associate Head from 1987 to 1999 and Interim Head from December 1993 to September 1994. In his tenure at U.T., he directed 28 MS and Ph.D. students and served on committees of numerous students in a wide range of disciplines. Rennie is the author or co-author of more than sixty papers on a wide variety of topics related to forest biometry.

Dr. Rennie was born and raised in the vicinity of Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his B.S. in Forestry at Michigan State University in 1965 and his Ph.D. at North Carolina State University in 1972. In 1970, he joined the faculty of The University of Tennessee. During 1979 and 1980, he was systems analyst and biometrician in the Tennessee Valley Authority Office of Natural Resources. In 1988, he was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Australian National University.

In the Society of American Foresters, Rennie has held numerous offices working groups and local groups. From 1996 to 2002 he was Editor of the Southern Journal of Applied Forestry. In 1999, Rennie was elected a Fellow in the Society of American Foresters.

Dr. Rennie retired in June of 1999 to explore the role of spirituality in forestry.

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Contact Information

John C. Rennie
274 Ellington Plant Sciences Bldg
865-974-7126
Email: jrennie@utk.edu