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Editorial Board

Robert E. Keane
, USDA Forest Service Missoula, USA


Associate Editors:
Heather Alexander
, Mississippi State University, USA
Sofia Bajocco, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Italy
Mohammed Bataineh, University of Arkansas, USA
Erin J. Belval, USDA Forest Service, USA
Laurence Berry, Forest Fire Management Victoria , Australia
Manuel Esteban Lucas Borja, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Matthew L. Brooks, US Geological Survey, USA
Eugenia Chaideftou, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
G. Matt Davies, Ohio State University, USA
Guillermo E. Defossé, University of Patagonia, Argentina
Stacy Drury, USFS Pacific Southwest Research Station, USA
Alex W. Dye, Oregon State University, USA
Todd C. Esque, US Geological Survey, USA
Paulo M. Fernandes, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
Mike Flannigan, University of Alberta, Canada
Samuel Fuhlendorf, Oklahoma State University, USA
Peng Gao, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Pankaj Kumar Gupta, University of Waterloo, Canada
Brice Hanberry, USDA Forest Service, USA
Justin Hart, University of Alabama, USA
Sharon Hood, USDA Forest Service, USA
Andrew Hudak, USDA Forest Service, USA
Jeffrey M. Kane, Humboldt State University, USA
Luke T. Kelly, University of Melbourne, Australia
Becky Kerns, USDA Forest Service, USA
Eric Kilburg, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, USA
John B. Kim, USDA Forest Service, USA
Eric E. Knapp, USDA Forest Service, USA
Lauren S. Pile Knapp, USDA Forest Service, USA
Meg Krawchuk, Oregon State University, USA
Jesse K Kreye, Penn State University, USA
Leda N. Kobziar, University of Idaho, USA
Andrew J. Larson, University of Montana, USA
Rachel Loehman, US Geological Survey, USA
James A. Lutz, Utah State University, USA
Sarah McCaffrey, USDA Forest Service, USA
David McWethy, Montana State University, USA
Cara R. Nelson, University of Montana, USA
Katherine M. O'Donnell, US Geological Survey, USA
Padam Jee Omar, Indian Institute of Technology, India 
Ganesh Ji Omar, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Russ Parsons, USDA Forest Service, USA
David L. Peterson, USDA Forest Service, USA
Diego R. Pérez-Salicrup, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Susan Prichard, University of Washington, USA
Adrián Regos, Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia, Spain
Karin Riley, University of Montana, USA
Kevin M. Robertson, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, USA
Monique E. Rocca, Colorado State University, USA
Courtney Schultz, Colorado State University, USA
Callie Schweitzer, USDA Forest Service, USA
Karen C. Short, USDA Forest Service, USA
Kimberley Simpson, University of Sheffield, UK
Michael Stambaugh, University of Missouri, USA
Scott L. Stephens, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Thomas W. Swetnam, University of Arizona, USA
Aqil Tariq, Mississippi State University, USA
Andrea Thode, Northern Arizona University, USA
Matthew P. Thompson, USDA Forest Service, USA
Morgan Varner, Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy, USA
Brian Van Wilgen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Zhiwei Wu, Jiangxi Normal University, China
Larissa Yocom, Utah State University, USA
Jesse Young, USDA Forest Service, USA

2022 Outstanding Associate Editor

Morgan Varner is Director of Research and Senior Scientist at Tall Timbers Research Station in Tallahassee, Florida. Morgan has served on the Editorial Board of Fire Ecology since 2012 and led several special issues on Fire in Eastern Oak Forests and Woodlands, Restoring Fire in Eastern Oak Savannas, and a current collection on "Life with Fire: Prescriptions for Resilience. Before Tall Timbers, Morgan was a research scientist with the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab in Seattle, and a professor at Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, and Cal Poly- Humboldt. His research focuses on post-fire tree mortality, fire adapted traits in plants, and how we overcome impediments to prescribed fire. 

Editor’s Note: Morgan has taken the role of Associate Editor of Fire Ecology to another level.  By my unofficial count, he has reviewed over 35 papers and acted as Associate Editor on at least half of them since the journal’s inception. In addition, He is currently the co-organizer of three special collections. He has never turned down an assignment and has always given comprehensive reviews of the highest quality.  If we were to look up the term “Associate Editor” in Wikipedia, we should find Morgan’s picture.  Thank you Morgan for your hard work over the last two decades.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    5.1 - 2-year Impact Factor
    4.5 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.300 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    1.224 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    15 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    179 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    1,110 Altmetric mentions