Ph.D., Carleton University (Ottawa), 1972
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1968
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1966
- Adjunct Professor of Biology, Indiana University
- Director, M.S. in Environmental Science Program, 2004-2008
- Director, Ph.D. in Environmental Science Program, 2000-2007
- Director, Midwestern Regional Center for Global Environmental Change, 1990-2007
- Associate Dean for Research and External Programs, 1986-1989
Forest ecology. Ecological aspects of global environmental change, with particular interests in forestry and agriculture. Environmental consequences of energy production, distribution, and use. Applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing in environmental and natural resources management. Physiological ecology of woody plants and of small mammals.
Carbon dynamics of temperate deciduous forests in the Midwestern United States
- Persha, L. and J.C. Randolph. Convergent outcomes of disparate anthropogenic forest disturbance patterns on Afro-montane tropical forest structure and composition. Ecological Applications (In progress).
- Smith, C. and J.C. Randolph. C, N and P additions to sugar maples and white oaks: Effects on soil CO2 efflux and fine root biomass. Forest Ecology and Management (In progress).
- Randolph, J.C., C.A. Wayson, E. J. Castellanos, J. L. Ehman, and J. J. Johnston. Carbon storage and accumulation in a successional deciduous forest chronosequence in the midwestern United States. Forest Ecology and Management (Under revision).
- Wayson, C. A., D. Dragoni, J.C. Randolph, C.S.B. Grimmond, J.L. Ehman and H. P. Schmid. Biometric and eddy-covariance: integrated carbon flux analysis in a mid-latitude deciduous forest. Journal of Geophysical Research (Under review).
- Wayson, C.A., J.L. Ehman, and J. C. Randolph. Temporal variability in autumnal litterfall along a stand chronosequence in a mixed deciduous forest. American Midland Naturalist (Under review).
- Cameron, G.N., J. J. Johnston, and J.C. Randolph. Nutrient encounter by a generalist herbivore in a heterogeneous landscape. American Midland Naturalist (In press).
- Tucker, C.M., J.C. Randolph, T.P. Evans, K.P. Andersson, L. Persha, and G.M. Green. 2007. An approach to assess relative degradation in dissimilar forests: Toward a comparative assessment of institutional outcomes. Ecology and Society 13: 4. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol13/iss1/art4/Insight.
- Tucker, C.M., J.C. Randolph and E.J. Castellanos. 2007. Institutions, biophysical factors and history: An integrative analysis of private and communal forests in Guatemala and Honduras. Human Ecology. 35: 259-274.
- Wayson, C.A., J.C. Randolph, P.J. Hanson, and H.P. Schmid. 2006. Influence of soil respiration in determining net ecosystem exchange in a mid-latitude deciduous forest. Biogeochemistry 80: 195-216.
- Welch, N.T., J.M. Belmont, and J.C. Randolph. 2006. Herb layer biomass and nutrient contribution to aboveground litter in an Indiana temperate deciduous forest. American Midland Naturalist 157: 11-26.
- Green, G.M., C.M. Schweik, and J.C. Randolph. 2005. Linking disciplines across space and time: useful concepts and approaches for land-cover change studies. Ch. 3 in Moran, E.F. and E. Ostrom (eds.) Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Human-Environment Interactions in Forest Ecosystems. MIT Press. Boston, MA. 442 pp.
- Green, G.M., C.M. Schweik, and J.C. Randolph. 2005. Retrieving land-cover change information from Landsat satellite images by minimizing other sources of reflectance variability. Ch. 6 in Moran, E.F. and E. Ostrom (eds.) Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Human-Environment Interactions in Forest Ecosystems. MIT Press. Boston, MA. 442 pp.
- Randolph, J.C., Green, G.M., J. Belmont, T. Burcsu and D. Welch. 2005. Forest ecosystems and the human dimensions. Ch. 5 in Moran, E.F. and E. Ostrom (eds.) Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Human-Environment Interactions in Forest Ecosystems. MIT Press. Boston, MA. 442 pp.
- Oliphant, A.J., C.S.B. Grimmond, H.N. Zutter, H.P. Schmid, H.-B. Su, S.L. Scott, B. Offerle, J.C. Randolph and J.L. Ehman. 2004. Observations of energy balance components in a temperate deciduous forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 126: 185-201.