• Organization
    Penn State DuBois

  • Telephone
    814-375-4739 (Office)


  • Biography

    Robert E. Loeb is a professor of Biology and Forestry at Penn State DuBois. He teaches introductory biology for majors and non-majors as well as introductory soil science. Also, he is the academic advisor for Penn State DuBois students planning to enter the Eberly College of Science at Penn State University Park Campus. His awards from Penn State are: Dr. James Robinson Equal Opportunity Award (2018); Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching (2015); John Romano Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Award (2015); and DuBois Educational Foundation Educator of the Year (2013)

    Dr. Loeb's long-term ecological research is focused on the historical ecology and conservation of old growth urban forests. As well, he is conducting research with undergraduates on the ecology and management of urban natural areas in Nashville and Philadelphia. He is a Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America (2009) and Kenan Fellow, National Tropical Botanical Gardens (2008).