Associate Director, Texas Water Resources Institute
Dr. Kevin Wagner currently serves as associate director of the Texas Water Resources Institute and adjunct professor in Texas A&M University’s Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. He provides leadership and administration for institute water programs; works with stakeholders in identifying priorities for water resources programs; and develops inter-disciplinary teams for addressing these high priority issues.
Wagner’s research seeks to (1) determine the environmental and agricultural response of watersheds to management, particularly effects on water quality and quantity, (2) develop and evaluate management systems designed to sustain agricultural productivity and protect soil and water resources, (3) train water professionals and students on watershed planning, assessment and water policy; and (4) conduct watershed assessment, planning and stakeholder engagement to address water issues.
Wagner has 20 years of experience in watershed assessment and planning and led the development and delivery of the Texas Watershed Short Course.