Dr. Eric McConnell

Dr. Eric  McConnell

Title

  • Assistant Professor

Contact Information

eric.mcconnell@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-6340
Thompson Hall, Rm 365

Overview

Biography

Eric McConnell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University, where he studies economics and business management of forest operations and industry. He received his BS in Forest Management from Louisiana Tech University and Masters and PhD degrees from Mississippi State University in Forest Products and Forest Resources respectively.

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Forest Resources
  • Mississippi State University, Master of Science (M.S.), Forest Products
  • Louisiana Tech University, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Forestry

Research Interests

Forest Business
Forest Operations
Forest Industries

Teaching Interests

Forest Operations

Website

Publications

Year Publications
2022

Webb, T. A., McConnell, T. E., Tanger, S. M., Barefield, D. A. 2022. Economic Contributions of Forestry Service Providers in Mississippi, USA. Small-scale Forestry 21(3):22.

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2022

McConnell, T. E. 2022. Variable-Density Yield Tables for Elm-Ash-Cottonwood Bottomland Hardwood Forests in Mississippi. Forest and Wildlife Research Center Research Bulletin FO473.

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2022

Webb, T., McConnell, E., Tanger, S., Barefield, A. 2022. Economic Contributions of Forestry Service Providers in Mississippi, USA. Small-scale Forestry

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2021

Daystar, J., Handfield, R., Golden, J., McConnell, E. 2021. An economic impact analysis of the US biobased products industry. Industrial Biotechnology 17(5):259-270.

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2021

VanderSchaaf, C., McConnell, E., Tanger, S. M. 2021. Estimated impacts of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on ash timber supply in Texas. Journal of Forestry 119:45-61.

2021

McConnell, E., da Silva, B. K., Sun, C., Tanger, S. M. 2021. Forest to Mill Timber Price Trends and Volatility for Mississippi Timber Products. Forest Products Journal 71(2):177-187.

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2021

Tanger, S. M., Blazier, M. A., Holley, A. G., McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Clason, T. R., KC, D. 2021. Financial performance of diverse levels of early competition suppression and pre-commercial thinning on loblolly pine stand development. New Forests 52:217-235.

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2020

McConnell, E., Crosby, M., Holderieath, J., VanderSchaaf, C. 2020. Financial assessment of future stand conditions required to recover the opportunity costs of a north Louisiana streamside management zone. Forest Products Journal 70(1):39-49.

2020

Gay, C., Crosby, M., Holderieath, J., McConnell, E. 2020. A simulation approach to using Landsat 8 imagery to determine a threshold for detecting changes along a streamside management zone: A case study in Louisiana. Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural Resource Sciences 12(2):74-78.

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2020

Scouse, A., Vendiiti, R., Kelley, S., McConnell, E. 2020. Evaluating sustainable product alternatives by combining life cycle assessment with full-cost accounting: A highway guardrail case study. BioResources 15(4):9103-9127.

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2020

Crosby, M., Holderieath, J., McConnell, E. 2020. Forest Canopy Benefits in Small Urban Areas of Louisiana. Mathematical and Computational Forestry & Natural Resource Sciences 12(2):79-91.

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2020

McConnell, E., Crosby, M. K., Holderieath, J. J., VanderSchaaf, C. L. 2020. Financial assessment of future stand conditions required to recover the opportunity costs of a north Louisiana streamside management zone. Forest Products Journal 70(1):39-49.

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2020

McConnell, E., 2020. Unit costs and trends within Louisiana's logging contract rate. Forest Products Journal 70(1):50-59.

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2019

Parajuli, R., McConnell, E., Tanger, S. M., Henderson, J. E. 2019. Interpreting forestry economic contribution reports: A user’s guide. Journal of Extension 57(4).

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2019

VanderSchaaf, C., Huang, S., McConnell, E., Trincado, G. 2019. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for pine plantations in northern Florida and Georgia. Florida Scientist 81:157-169.

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2019

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Tanger, S. M. 2019. Potential Changes to Louisiana Hardwood Timber Industry Economic Contributions Following Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Invasion: An Input-Output Approach. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(6):2751-2760.

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2019

McConnell, E., Altizer, C. B. 2019. Economic Contributions of North Carolina, United States, Forest-Sector Foreign Exports: An Export-Chain Perspective. Forest Science 65(6):734-742.

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2019

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Holderieath, J., Crosby, M. 2019. Adequacy of timber trespass civil awards: A Louisiana case study. Journal of Forestry 117(6):533-542.

2019

McConnell, E., Vanderschaaf, C. L., Holderieath, J. J., Crosby, M. K. 2019. Adequacy of Timber Trespass Civil Awards: A Louisiana Case Study. Journal of Forestry 117(6):533-542.

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2019

McConnell, E., Tanger, S. M., Henderson, J. E. 2019. International trade's contributions to the United States forest sector and its import-export chain. Journal of Forestry 117(3):210-225.

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2018

VanderSchaaf, C., Huang, S., McConnell, E., Trincado, G., Yang, Y. 2018. Mixed-effects height-diameter models for pine plantations in northern Florida and Georgia. Florida Scientist 81:157-169.

2018

Scouse, A., McConnell, E., Kelley, S., Venditti, R. 2018. Analysis of North Carolina forest industry earnings: Adapting household level data from the American Community Survey to a social accounting matrix. Journal of Forestry 116(2):101-108.

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2018

VanderSchaaf, C., Blazier, M., McConnell, E., Adams, J. P. 2018. Determining unthinned shortleaf pine plantation economic rotation ages in the Western Gulf. Forestry Research and Engineering: International Journal 2(3):132-138.

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2018

McConnell, E., VanderSchaaf, C., Tanger, S. M. 2018. Potential losses in Louisiana hardwood sawtimber economic contributions after Emerald Ash Borer invasion. Louisiana Agriculture

2017

Gerber, N., McConnell, E. 2017. Qualitative input-output analysis of North Carolina forest sector supply chains. Bioproducts Business 2(3):23-28.

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2017

Henderson, J. E., Joshi, O., Tanger, S. M., Boby, L., Hubbard, W., Pelkki, M., Hughes, D. W., McConnell, E., Miller, W., Nowak, J., Becker, C., Adams, T., Altizer, C., Cantrell, R., Daystar, J., Jackson, B., Jeuck, J., Mehmood, S., Tappe, P. 2017. Standard Procedures and Methods for Economic Impact and Contribution Analysis in the Forest Products Sector. Journal of Forestry 155(2):112-116.

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2017

Scouse, A., McConnell, E., Venditti, R. 2017. Estimating the economic impacts generated by small-scale wood pellet manufacturing in Western North Carolina. Forest Products Journal 67(3-4):196-204.

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2017

McConnell, E., 2017. Quality indexes for oak sawlogs based on green lumber grade yields. Forest Products Journal 67(3-4):245-249.

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2016

McConnell, E., Graham, G. W. 2016. History of northeastern US maple syrup price trends. Forest Products Journal 66(1-2):106-112.

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2016

McConnell, E., 2016. On-farm forest income in the United States, 2003-2012: Thoughts for Extension programming. Journal of Extension 54(3).

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2015

Golden, J. S., Handfield, R. B., Daystar, J., McConnell, E. 2015. An Economic Impact Analysis of the US Biobased Products Industry: A Report to the Congress of the United States of America. Industrial Biotechnology 11(4):201-209.

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2015

Coronado, C. J., McConnell, E., Matthews, S. N. 2015. Forestry and forest products in Ohio: 2011 economic impacts with comparisons to 2001 values. Wood and Fiber Science 47(2):160-170.

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2014

Starr, S. E., McConnell, E. 2014. Changes in Ohio tree farmers' forest management strategies and outreach needs. Forest Science 60(4):811-816.

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2014

Duval, R. P., McConnell, E., Hix, D. M. 2014. Annual change in Ohio hardwood stumpage prices, 1960 to 2011. Forest Products Journal 64(1-2):19-25.

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2014

McConnell, E., Shi, S. Q., Chen, H., Wang, G. 2014. Differences observed in data analysis techniques: An example using natural fibers' diameters and absorption times. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 30(1):55-58.

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2014

Coronado, C. J., McConnell, E., Matthews, S. N. 2014. Economic impacts of timber product outputs in Ohio across timber market regions. BioResources 9(4):7579-7592.

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2014

Luppold, W., Bumgardner, M., McConnell, E. 2014. Impacts of changing hardwood lumber consumption and price on stumpage and sawlog prices in Ohio. Forest Science 60(5):994-999.

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2014

Duval, R. P., McConnell, E., Hix, D. M., Matthews, S. N., Williams, R. A. 2014. Ohio hardwood sawlog price trends. Wood and Fiber Science 46(1):85-96.

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2014

Starr, S. E., McConnell, E., Bruskotter, J. S., Williams, R. A. 2014. Typology of Ohio, USA, Tree Farmers Based Upon Forestry Outreach Needs. Environmental Management 55(2):308-320.

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2013

McConnell, E., Shi, S. Q. 2013. Wettability of hydrothermally-treated hardwood surfaces in PMDI adhesive at elevated temperatures. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 29(2):281-285.

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2013

Little, N. S., McConnell, E., Irby, N. E., Shi, S. Q., Riggins, J. J. 2013. Surface free energy of blue-stained southern pine sapwood from bark beetle-attacked trees. Wood and Fiber Science 45(2):206-214.

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2013

McConnell, E., 2013. Using impact analysis to document a forest products sector's contributions to Ohio's economy. Journal of Extension 51(2).

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2013

McConnell, E., 2013. Segmentation of Ohio's logging industry based on productivity and cost variables. Forest Products Journal 63(5-6):174-181.

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2012

Little, N. S., Blount, N. A., Londo, A. J., Kitchens, S. C., Schultz, T. P., McConnell, E., Riggins, J. J. 2012. Preference of formosan subterranean termites for blue-stained Southern yellow pine sapwood. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(5):1640-1644.

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2011

McConnell, E., Shi, S. Q. 2011. Surface energy characterization of three partially hydrolyzed southern hardwood species determined by dynamic contact angle analysis. The Journal of Adhesion 87(4):353-365.

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2010

McConnell, E., Little, N. S., Shi, S. Q., Schultz, T. P. 2010. Technical note: The susceptibility of chemically treated Southern hardwoods to subterranean termite attack. Wood and Fiber Science 42(2):252-254.

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2009

McConnell, E., Shi, S. Q., Shmulsky, R. 2009. Technical note: A preliminary study on the bending stiffness of chemically treated wood material for structural composite lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 41(3):322-324.

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2009

McConnell, E., Shmulsky, R. 2009. The effects of hurricane Katrina on the structure, performance, capacity, and future of the lumber industry in the United States gulf states. Journal of Forest Products Research 6(2).

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Extension Publications

Year Publications

Graduate Students

  • Dewey Amyx
  • Sakar Nepal
  • Suchana Aryal
  • Kay Campbell

Society Memberships

  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • Forest Products Society
  • Society of American Foresters