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Reuben R Goforth

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Associate Professor of Aquatic Ecosystems
FORS Room 111A
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
195 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033

 Awards and Honors

Awards & Honors

(2019) David C. Pfendler Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor Award. Purdue Department of Forestry and Natural Resources.

(2019) Teaching for Tomorrow Fellow. Center for Instructional Excellence, Office of the Provost, Purdue University.

(2018) North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Educator Award. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.

(2018) David C. Pfendler Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor Award. Purdue University College of Agriculture.

(2018) Professors Reviewing Excellent Practices (PREP). College of Agriculture, Purdue University.

(2017) Learning Community Academic Connection Award. Purdue Learning Communities Program.

(2016) Unsung Diversity Hero Award. Purdue College of Agriculture Diversity Action Team in Agriculture.

 Patents ‭[2]‬


No patents were found.


Selected Publications

Prechtel, A. R., Coulter, A. A., Etchison, L., Jackson, P. R., & Goforth, R. R. (2018). Range estimates and habitat use of Silver Carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix: evidence of sedentary and mobile individuals. Lucas Etchison, 805(1), 203-218. doi:DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3296-y

Erickson, R. A., Rees, C. B., Coulter, A. A., Merkes, C. M., McCalla, S. G., Touzinsky, K. F., . . . Amberg, J. J. (2016). Detecting the movement and spawning activity of bigheaded carps with environmental DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources, 16(4), 957-965. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12533

Coulter, A. A., Keller, D., Bailey, E. J., & Goforth, R. R. (2016). Predictors of bigheaded carp drifting egg density and spawning activity in an invaded, free-flowing river. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 42(1), 83-89. doi:

Amberg, J., Goforth, R., & Sepulveda, M. (2013). Antagonists to the Wnt Cascade Exhibit Sex-specific Expression in Gonads of Sexually Mature Shovelnose Sturgeon. Sexual Development, 7(6), 308-315.

Coulter, A., Keller, D., Amberg, J., Bailey, E., & Goforth, R. (2013). Phenotypic Plasticity in the Spawning Traits of Bigheaded Carp (Hypophthalmichthys spp.) in Novel Ecosystems. Freshwater Biology, 58(5), 1029-1037.

Keitzer, S., & Goforth, R. (2013). Salamander Diversity Alters Stream Macroinvertebrate Community Structure. Freshwater Biology, 58(10), 2114-2125.

Keitzer, S., & Goforth, R. (2013). Spatial and Seasonal Variation in the Ecological Significance of Nutrient Recycling by Larval Salamanders in Appalachian Headwater Streams. Freshwater Science, 32, 1136-1147.

Goforth, R., & Bain, M. (2012). Assessing stream integrity based on interpretations of map-based riparian and subbasin properties. Landscape and Ecological Engineering, 8(1), 33-43. Retrieved from http://DOI: 10.1007/s11355-010-0138-8

Nutile, S., Amberg, J., Sepulveda, M., & Goforth, R. (2012). Effects of Multiple Electrical Field Exposures on Cyprinid Embryo Survival. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 32(5), 875-879. Retrieved from http://DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2012.699017

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