Joseph Blankinship

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Dr. Joey Blankinship is a soil ecologist and biogeochemist fascinated by the life beneath our feet. His current research tackles grand environmental and agricultural challenges in drylands that are linked to soil health, including dust mitigation, ecological restoration, soil carbon sequestration, and improving the efficiency of water and fertilizer use in croplands.


  • PhD, Biology, Northern Arizona University
  • BA, Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia