Terri Woodburn, Ph.D.

Dr. Terri Woodburn
  • Director and Assistant Teaching Professor, Environmental Assessment Programs

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Regents Center 2B


Terri Woodburn has taught at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus since 2015 and has more than 20 years of higher education teaching experience. She became director of the Professional Science Master program in environmental assessment and manager for the environmental studies undergraduate completion track at KU Edwards Campus in 2019. She obtained bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees in physical geography from Northwest Missouri State University and the University of Kansas that cover a range of physical process focuses. Courses taught range from physical geography, meteorology, geomorphology, and remote sensing to current courses in soil science, soil ecology, wetland delineation, fluvial geomorphology, and water resource sustainability, among others. Her professional experience, with positions at the Kansas Geological Survey and Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and field research experience focused in fluvial (river system) and soil geomorphology, provides the foundation for her current course offerings that include experiential learning. In addition, Woodburn leads a variety of master’s capstone projects, some of which are within her current research focus on soil health and soil carbon sequestration in urban environments.