Eric has been on staff at Auburn University since 1988, working 17 years with Dr. David Bayne’s Rivers and Reservoirs Group and with Alabama Water Watch since 1996. He joined AWW full-time in 2006. His work with AWW has involved grant writing, producing outreach and scientific publications and articles, conducting AWW water monitoring workshops, GIS analyses, statistical analyses, standard methods water quality analyses in AWW’s laboratory, and conducting data interpretation sessions with local citizen monitoring groups throughout Alabama. After Dr. Deutsch’s retirement in June 2013, Eric assumed the role of Associate Director of AWW. In June of 2014, he was named Director, and oversees the AWW staff and day-to-day operations of the AWW Program.