The Ohio Academy of Science Appoints New Journal Editor

Dr. Barry J. Allred, career professional with the USDA, begins position in January 2023. 

The Ohio Academy of Science has appointed Dr. Barry J.  Allred, a recently retired career professional with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), as Editor of The Ohio Journal of Science effective January 1, 2023. He succeeds the  current volunteer editor, Dr. Lynn E. Elfner, who is retiring.  

During the last 24 years, Dr. Allred held positions of Agricultural Engineer with the USDA Agricultural Research Service and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Food, Agricultural and  Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. A member and volunteer of The  Ohio Academy of Science, he has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific  papers. 

Dr. Allred holds a PhD from Oklahoma State University, a master’s degree from Western  Michigan University, a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University, and a bachelor’s degree from  Oklahoma State University. 

He is a registered professional engineer, a licensed professional geologist, and holds a US  Federal Aviation Administration remote pilot certificate. His specialties include hydrology, geotechnical  and agricultural engineering, geology and geophysics, soil science, and computer modeling. 

Founded in 1900, The Ohio Journal of Science is an Open Access, online, international,  multidisciplinary journal published by The Ohio State University Libraries on behalf of The Ohio Academy  of science. Readership is worldwide in more than 160 countries with daily accession of more than 900  hits. Issues from November 1900 to 2013 are available at . Issues from 2014 to date are available at


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