Lisa Byerley Gary has written extensively about agricultural sciences, natural resources and related education, business and research topics in both news and public relations settings. She is a former newspaper writer, editor and publisher, and has managed print and electronic publishing projects in corporate and academic settings. She began teaching journalism at the University of Tennessee in 1998. She was named College of Communication and Information outstanding lecturer in 2005 and 2009, was Phi Eta Sigma outstanding faculty member in 2011 and in 2008 was a finalist for the Chancellor's award for teaching excellence.
M.S., Communication, University of Tennessee
B.S., Journalism, University of Tennessee