Richard P. VloskyDr. Richard Vlosky

Director & Crosby Land and Resources Endowed Professor
of Forest Sector Business Development
Louisiana Forest Products Development Center (LFPDC)

School of Renewable Natural Resources
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge LA  7083-6202

Room 120 RNR Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

phone: (225) 578-4527
mobile: (225)  223-1931

Louisiana Forest Products Development website
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  • Ph.D. - 1994 - Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania--Wood Products Marketing.
  • M.S. - 1985 - University of Washington, Seattle, Washington--Forest Products Economics and International Trade.
  • B.S. - 1979 - Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado--Natural Resources Management with a Forest Management Concentration.

Research Interests

  • Domestic and international wood products marketing
  • eBusiness, eCommerce
  • Technology applications to improve wood products business competitiveness
  • Marketing applications to economic development
  • Environmental certification and marketing
  • Value-added product opportunities
  • International forest sector-based economic development