Vince Wilson headshotVincent L. Wilson

Position: Director, CC&E Undergraduate Programs and Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 225-578-1753


Office: 1253 Energy, Coast and Environment Building

Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S. Chemistry, Sonoma State College, 1973

Master's Degrees(s): M.S. Physical Chemistry, University of California, Davis, 1976

Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Pharmacology & Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1980

Classes Taught

ENVS 1127 Honors Introduction to Environmental Sciences
ENVS 3999 Undergraduate Research (laboratory research experience)
[BIOL 3999, ZOO 3950, ZOO 3951, NS 4991, NS 4992, and MBIO 3999]
ENVS 4500 Environmental Toxicology: Introduction and Applications
ENVS 7050 BIOL 7901 – Departmental Seminar in Biological Sciences
ENVS 7100 Environmental Toxicology
ENVS 7623 Toxicology I [Cross-listed as BIOL, CBS & FDS]
ENVS 7626 Toxicology IV: Genetic Toxicology [Cross-listed as BIOL, CBS & FDS]
ENVS 7995 Environmental Seminar

Awards & Honors

2008- Louisiana Advisory Commission on Pesticides, Louisiana State Government
2011- Dean’s Outstanding Award, Academic Year 2010-2011, School of the Coast & Environment, LSU

2016 & 2018- LSU Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award

2020- Joseph Lipsey, Jr. & Richard A. Lipsey Excellence in Teaching Award

Recent Publications

Hugh-Jones M., Peele R.H., Wilson, V.L. (2020) Parkinson’s disease in Louisiana, 1999-2012: based on hospital primary discharge diagnoses, incidence, and risk in relation to local agricultural crops, pesticides, and aquifer recharge. Int J Environ Res Public Health 17(5): 1584.  doi:10.3390/ijerph17051584

Steward, J. A., Wilson, V. L., Wang, W. (2016). Evaluation of Safety Culture at a Major Public University. J Chem Health Safety, 23(4), 4-12.

Marlborough, S. J., Wilson, V. L. (2015). Arsenic speciation driving risk based corrective action. Sci Total Environ, 520, 253-259.

Zhang, R., Wilson, V. L., Hou, A., Meng, G. (2015). Source of lead pollution, its influence on public health and the countermeasures. Int J Health Animal Sci Food Safety, 2(1), 18-31.