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About Dr. Chris Dicus
Dr. Dicus, our resident fire guru, comes to Cal Poly from down on the bayou in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There, he was a Gilbert Research Fellow and received a Ph.D. in Forestry at Louisiana State University. He received an M.S. in Forest Resources from Utah State University and a B.S. in Forestry and Wildlife from Louisiana Tech University.
Dr. Dicus sits on the Board of Directors of The Association for Fire Ecology and also the San Luis Obispo County FireSafe Council. He is also is active in the Society of American Foresters and the International Association of Wildland Fire. He enjoys spending time with his family and church activities, surfing, backpacking, and writing music.