Associate Professor, School of Environment

Science (VSCI) 230B, WSU Vancouver, 14204 NE Salmon Creek Avenue Vancouver, WA, 98686-9600


Dr. John Harrison is the Edward R. Meyer Distinguished Professor in Washington State University’s School of the Environment where he directs the Global Change and Watershed Biogeochemistry Laboratory. Harrison holds a B.S. in Biology from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University. At WSU Vancouver, Harrison and his research group use experiments, measurements and models to better understand the sources, transformations, fate, and consequences of nutrients (e.g. nitrogen, phosphorus, and silica) and environmental contaminants in streams, lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and the near coastal ocean.