Navigate Home


Meagan Schipanski, PhD.


Assistant Professor Soil and Crop Sciences

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-1320   Office: Plant Sciences, Room C111

Email:   Lab:


Fields of Expertise

1.) Agriculture
2.) Soil Science

Areas of Interest

 Interdisciplinary collaborations to integrate agroecological knowledge into policy and managementPlant mediation of nitrogen mineralization through shifts in belowground carbon allocationUtilizing plant diversity to improve nutrient use efficiency and cropping system resilience


Dr. Meagan Schipanski is an assistant professor of agroecology in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at Colorado State University. Her research focuses on soil biogeochemistry and plant diversity in cropping systems, and she has experience conducting research on cover crop-based systems focused on the effects of crop diversity on soil health and nutrient cycling.. She earned her PhD in 2009 from Cornell University.