Jason A. Hubbart, Ph.D., is a professor of hydrology at West Virginia University. He Directs the Institute of Water Security and Science (IWSS) and teaches courses in watershed management, water quality, physical hydrology, and environmental biophysics. His research integrates physical and biological systems in pre- and post disturbance environments, with particular interest in biophysical responses to hydroclimate and disturbance mechanisms. Jason A. Hubbart holds a Ph.D. in Natural Resources earned at the University of Idaho, Moscow, a B.S. in Ecology conferred in 2000, and an M.S. in Biology (Focus: Forest Ecology and Mammalogy), conferred in 2002. Both B.S., and M.S. degrees were earned at California State University, Fresno.