Richard Vlosky

Crosby Land and Resources Professor in Forest Sector Business Development

Louisiana Forest Products Development Center (LFPDC)
LFPDC Website


Room 120 RNR Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

phone: (225) 578-4527

Room 109 RNR Bldg
phone: (225) 578-3819


  • 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