Anthony Overton came to Samford University from Alabama A&M University, where he served for the previous three years as Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. He served as Professor of Biology at East Carolina University from 2003-2014. Overton has published extensively in the field of fisheries and fisheries management and has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on ten different state and federal grant-funded research projects.
Degrees and Certifications
PhD (Marine Estuarine and Environmental Sciences), University of Maryland Eastern Shore
MS (Fisheries Management-Forest Resources), University of Georgia