WSU CAHNRS

WSU College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Viticulture and Enology

John Fellman

John Fellman

Education

Ph.D. Biochemistry, 1982, University of Idaho

Graduate Training in Biochemistry, 1974-77, Clemson University

B.S. Pre-medicine, 1974, Clemson University

Research and Teaching

  • Professor of Postharvest Physiology, 2002-present, Washington State University. Principal duties include research (65%) directed toward investigations of postharvest phenomena in perishable commodities; undergraduate and graduate instruction (35%).
  • Associate Professor of Postharvest Physiology, 1995-2002, Washington State University. Research (40%); undergraduate and graduate instruction (60%).
  • Associate Professor of Postharvest Physiology, 1993-1995, University of Idaho.
  • Assistant Professor of Postharvest Physiology, 1988-1993, University of Idaho.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor and Visiting Horticulturist, Washington State University, 1990-1995.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Biochemistry, 1983-85, Washington State University. Principal duties included biochemical research on polyol-synthesizing plants.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atmospheric Analytical Chemistry, 1983, University of Idaho. Research duties on development and validation of analytical methods to measure trace amounts of atmospheric sulfur compounds.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate in Food Chemistry, 1981-82, University of Idaho. Research on development and validation of instrumental analytical methods for water-soluble vitamins in foods.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, 1979-81, University of Idaho
  • Graduate Instructional Assistant, 1977-79, University of Idaho
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, 1975-77, Clemson University

Other Employment

  • Research Chemist, Tree Fruit Research Laboratory, 1987-88, USDA/ARS Wenatchee, WA. Duties involved design, conceptualization, and implementation of biochemical research on stored apples, pears and cherries.
  • Research Associate – Postharvest Physiology, 1985-87, USDA/ARS Wenatchee, WA

Courses Taught

Washington State University:

  • Horticulture 435/535, Chemistry and Biochemistry of Fruits and Wine, Spring 2003
  • Horticulture 509-510, Graduate Seminar, Spring Semester 1996, Spring/Fall 2002-present
  • Horticulture 503, Advanced topics in Horticulture, Fall Semester 1995,1996, Spring 1999, 2001, 2002
  • Horticulture 418/518, Postharvest Biology and Technology (Washington State University) Fall Semester 1993-present
  • Horticulture 311, Pomology, Fall Semester 1989
  • Other contact hours in Horticulture 700 and 800, Dissertation/Thesis Research

University of Idaho:

  • Plant Science 102, Introduction to Plant Science, Fall Semester 1990, 1991
  • Plant Science/Forestry 432, Tree Physiology, team taught with Dr. John Marshall, Spring Semester 1993, 1995
  • Plant Science 461, Pomology/Tree Fruit Production Techniques, Alternate Fall Semesters 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994
  • Plant Science ID475, Postharvest Pathology, Alternate Spring Semesters 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995
  • Plant Science 480, Field Trip, 1990-1994
  • Pruning Trees and Shrubs, UI Continuing Education Enrichment course, Summer 1989
  • Other contact hours involving Plant Science 500 and 600, Dissertation/Thesis Research

Contact Information

Professor/Horticulturist
49 Johnson Hall
PO Box 646414
Pullman, WA 99164-6414
Phone 509-335-3454
FAX 509-335-8690
fellman@wsu.edu

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