Sammy King, Ph.D.

Dr. King is a native of Louisiana and holds a B.S. from Nicholls State University, M.S. from Auburn University, and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.


Only Sammy's five most recent publications are shown here. For more information about Sammy, including a full publications list, visit his profile page on the Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit web site. 

Sammy also can be reached at his Louisiana State University email address:


  • Ph D Texas A&M University 1994
  • MS Auburn University 1990
  • BS Nicholls State University 1987

Research Interests

Dr. King is interested in wetland systems and wetland-dependent wildlife. His students study a wide range of wetland processes and wetland wildlife, however, the ultimate focus is to better understand wetland systems to guide their conservation, restoration, and management.

Teaching Interests

Dr. King team teaches graduate courses in wetlands and floodplain ecology as well as special field-based courses on selected wetlands around the country. He believes that integrating classroom work with targeted, intensive field trips creates the greatest learning opportunities for students. Past special topics courses have included wetlands in the Ridge and Basin and Middle Rio Grande regions.