Watershed Science Research Group 

Department of Forestry


Karl W.J. Williard


Professor of Forest Hydrology

Department of Forestry

Center for Ecology

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale, IL 62901-4411

Ph. 618-453-7478




Professor of Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management.  August 1999—present. 

Ph.D., Ecology, Forest Hydrology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, August 1999. 

Dissertation Title:  Factors Affecting Stream Nitrogen Concentrations in Mid-Appalachian Forested Watersheds.  Graduate Advisor, David R. DeWalle.


M.S. Environmental Pollution Control, concentration in Water Resources, Pennsylvania State University, August 1996.  Thesis Title:  Indicators of Nitrate Export from Forested Watersheds of the Chesapeake Bay Region.  Graduate Advisor, David R. DeWalle.


B.A. Biology, Honors, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, May 1994.


Teaching Responsibilities:

FOR 430, Watershed Management, every fall

FOR 429, Watershed Management Field  Lab, every fall

FOR 402, Forest Hydrology, spring even years

FOR 502, Advanced Watershed Hydrology and Mgmt., spring odd years

FOR 100, Introduction to Forestry, every fall

FOR 501, Graduate Seminar, every semester


Other Watershed Science Research Group Members:

Jon E. Schoonover, Assistant Professor of Physical Hydrology

Jackie F. Crim, Researcher


Research Opportunities:

Graduate Assistantships, Ph.D. and M.S., starting May 2011