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Richard Cruse

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Title & Affiliation
Professor Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University

Richard M. Cruse is a professor in the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University and Director of the Iowa Water Center. He received his BS degree from Iowa State University and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Minnesota. He has served on the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology for the EPA from 2007-2009. Dr. Cruse was appointed to the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council by the Iowa Governor’s office from 2008 – 2010 and coauthored a report to the governor and general assembly titled Climate Change Impacts on Iowa 2010. He is an adjunct professor of the Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and of the Northeast Forest University, both in Harbin, China. Dr. Cruse has authored or coauthored 87 refereed scientific papers, 28 non refereed technical publications, and 11 book chapters.