MSU Professor, School of Planning, Design and Construction
552 W. Circle Drive
Human Ecology, Room 101B
East Lansing, MI 48824
Research Interests: International and domestic watershed, natural resource management issues and projects
Dr. Witter has more than 25 years of experience conducting research, outreach, consulting, and teaching activities related to international and domestic watershed and natural resource management issues and projects. He has 20+ years of college and unit-level administrative experience in MSU’s Institute of International Agriculture, as chairperson of the Department of Resource Development; as chairperson of the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies; and as director of the School of Planning, Design and Construction (now former).
Dr. Witter’s research has focused on watershed and natural resource management in the rural urban interface. He has been principal investigator and co-investigator on $3.4 million in funded projects funded externally and internally at MSU. Under his leadership the units he has served have increased their endowments by over $8 million.
Dr. Witter has worked and traveled in 29 countries around the world.