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Charles Barron Roth

Title: Professor Emeritus of Agronomy
Company: Department of Agronomy, Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Charles Barron Roth, professor emeritus of agronomy at Purdue University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in agriculture education.

With over four decades of experience to his credit, Dr. Roth has cultivated a career of excellence in the field of education. Specializing in agricultural studies and agronomy, he previously served as a professor of agronomy at Purdue University from 1968 to 2001. Having since retired from his position as an educator, he maintains the honorary title of professor emeritus at the university. In his other scholarly pursuits, Dr. Roth has published over 50 articles and participated both nationally and internationally in public speaking events pertaining to his field.

Prior to embarking on his vocational journey, Dr. Roth pursued a formal education, earning several degrees over the course of his collegiate career. To wit, he holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural chemistry and a master’s degree in soils from the University of Missouri and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin. Outside of his primary profession, Dr. Roth remains dedicated to civic advocacy, having served as the chair of the State Vision Services Committee of the Lions Club in Indiana for many years. He is also a member of his local United Methodist Church. Having been inspired to pursue a career as an educator by his father, Dr. Roth attributes much of his success to his drive to do something different and his inquisitive attitude, and he is notably proud to have guided many students in their academic and professional endeavors.

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