Dr. Kowalewski received his Masters and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Prior to joining Oregon State University as the Turfgrass Specialist, Kowalewski taught at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and worked as a Research Scientist at the University of Georgia Turf Breeding Program in Tifton, GA. Kowalewski has also served as a resident consultant at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, and a Briggs & Stratton Yard Smarts expert. Dr. Kowalewski has guest lectured on a state, national and international level and released several publications related to golf, sports and municipal turf management. His research background includes organic weed control, sports turf management, sod production, pre and post-emergence herbicide use, golf green management, and the development of sustainable turfgrass cultivars.
lawns and turf