Robert Loeb

Rob Loeb
Professor, Biology and Forestry
Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisors
Swift Building, Room 239
Penn State DuBois
1 College Place
DuBois, PA 15801

Dr. Loeb is a professor of Biology and Forestry at Penn State DuBois. Dr. Loeb teaches introductory biology for majors and non-majors as well as introductory soil science. He is also the academic advisor for Penn State DuBois students planning to enter the Eberly College of Science at University Park.

Dr. Loeb's long-term ecological research is focused on the historical ecology and conservation of old growth urban forests. Also, Dr. Loeb is conducting research with undergraduates on the ecology and management of urban natural areas in Nashville and Philadelphia.


  • Dr. James Robinson Equal Opportunity Award (2018)
  • Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching (2015)
  • John Romano Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Award (2015)
  • DuBois Educational Foundation Educator of the Year (2013)


  • Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America (2009)
  • Kenan Fellow, National Tropical Botanical Gardens (2008)


Urban Forestry, Historical Ecology, and Palynology

Please see the "Publications" link in the BIO section for additional research and publications

BS, Biology, Biology Education, Environmental Science - Long Island University

PhD, Biology - New York University