Rebecca Grubbs-Bowling, Ph.D.

Becky Bowling, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist for Turfgrass Science and Management at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn. Bowling earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Texas Tech University and her Ph.D. in turfgrass management at the University of Georgia. For the past several years at Texas A&M, her research and extension efforts have focused on evaluating and communicating best management practices for turfgrass to promote environmental stewardship and resource-use efficiency in turfgrass systems and related urban greenspaces. Bowling’s efforts have centered on water with particular emphasis on water efficiency, water capture, and water quality protection. In her spare time, she hikes, practices vinyasa yoga, and spends time with husband Will and three pets, Biscuit (dog), Hubert (dog), and Phil (cat).