Susan Guynn

Director of Assessment and Scholarship
Extension Administration office, Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department

Office: 107A Barre Hall
Phone: 864-656-0606
Email: sguynn@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Wildlife Biology
Clemson University 2015

M.F.R. Master of Forest Resources
Clemson University 1996

B.S. Computer Information Systems
Clemson University 1994

 Courses Taught

Quality Deer Management (WFB 4150/6150)
Wildlife Ecology in Managed Forests (WFB 8500)
Natural Resources Seminar (FNR 4990)

 Research Interests

Quality Deer Management
Forest Wildlife Management
Program Evaluation

 Extension and Outreach

I am responsible for statewide program evaluation for Clemson Extension. In addition, I continue to be involved in forest wildlife management activities. I teach an advanced graduate course in forest wildlife management and co-teach a quality deer management course. I serve the forestry profession through my involvement in the Society of American Foresters and as a volunteer in elected leadership positions.

 Publications

Wallace, K., DiBenedetto, C.A., & Guynn, S.T. (2021). State Agriculture in the Classroom Summer Institute program evaluation. Southern Region American Association for Agricultural
Guynn, S.T., Moore, W.F., and Guynn, Jr., D.C. (2020). A key for aging white-tailed deer using tooth replacement and wear technique. Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension. LGP 1093. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/a-key-for-aging-white-tailed-deer-using-the-tooth-replacement-and-wear-technique/
Education (AAAE) Conference (Poster session). Virtual conference.
Norman, C., Thrift, J., Guynn, S.T., Guynn, D.C., Jr., and Hagan, D.L. 2020. Effects of deer herbivory on hardwood forests in the Piedmont of South Carolina. Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension. LGP 1099. https://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/effects-of-deer-herbivory-on-hardwood-forests-in-the-piedmont-of-south-carolina/
Norman, C., Guynn, S.T., Guynn, D.C., Thrift, J.H., and Hagan, D.L. 2019. Impacts of white-tailed deer herbivory on upland plant communities and oak regeneration in the Piedmont of South Carolina. 42nd Annual Meeting of the Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting. Louisville, KY. February 17-20, 2019.
Norman, C., Guynn, S.T., Guynn, D.C., Thrift, J.H., and Hagan, D.L. 2019. Impacts of white-tailed deer herbivory on upland plant communities and oak regeneration in the Piedmont of South Carolina. ApSAF Winter Meeting. Wilmington, NC. January 24-25,2019.
Guynn, S.T. (2018). White-tailed deer: Opportunity for Income and Management Considerations. Anderson County Landowners Association Meeting. Anderson, SC. January 29, 2018.
Guynn, S.T. (2017). Forest wildlife management. Managing Your Upstate Forest. Invited Presentation. Greenville, SC. September 16, 2017.
Layton, P., Guynn, S.T., & Goetzl, A. (Jan/Feb 2017). Building sustainably with wood. Carolina Forestry Journal, Vol MMXVII (1), 2.
Guynn, S.T., Layton, P. and Hubbard, W. (2017). An innovative wood utilization educational toolkit to attain healthy forests and sustainable communities. Society of American Foresters Annual Conference. Madison, WI., November 5, 2016.
Guynn, S.T. (2016). Women in the woods. Forest Landowner, 75(5), 32-39.
Guynn, S.T. & Guynn, D.C. (2016). Managing for timber and big deer at Cedar Ridge. Forest Landowner, 75(2): 22-27.
Guynn, S.T., Powell, R.B. & Moore, D. (2016). Assessing the psychological benefits of hunting. 39th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Dee Study Group Meeting. Charlotte, NC. February 15-17, 2016.
Guynn, S.T., D. Moore, and R.B. Powell. (2014). A Quantitative Scale to Measure Awe Experiences While Hunting. 38th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting. Athens, GA. February 16-18, 2014.
Guynn, S.T. and R.B. Powell. (2012). Content Analysis of Hunting Experiences of Female College Students. 35th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Deer Study Group. Sandestin, FL. February 26-28, 2012.
Guynn, S.T. and R.B. Powell. (2012). Theoretical Framework of Female Hunters in the Southeastern United States. Conference on the Value of Play. February 26-29, 2012. Clemson, SC.