H&S Advising Center Staff

Sam Alvey

Sam Alvey

Academic Advisor

Office: 133J
Email: sam.alvey@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Monday: 8:30-12:00, 1:30-4:30,

Tuesday: 8:30-10:30, 12:00-4:00,

Wednesday: 8:30-12:00, 1:30-4:30,

Thursday: 9:30-1:00, 2:00-4:30,

Friday: 8:30-12:00, 1:00-3:30




Curriculum Vitae

Current Position




PhD Soil Microbioloby, University California, Riverside

BS Soil Science, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


Selected Publications

Using undergraduate researchers to build vector and West Nile virus surveillance capacity. Hokit G, Alvey S, Geiger JM, Johnson GD, Rolston MG, Kinsey DT, Tall Bear N.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Jul 31;10(8):3192-202. 

Alvey, Samuel, Ching-Hong Yang, Andreas Bürkert and David E. Crowley, 2005: Bacterial ecology of ancient Saharan salt-enrichment ponds at Teguidda-n-Tessoumt. J.Plant Nutr. SoilSci. 2005, 168, 489-495.

Smith, D., S. Alvey, D. Crowley. 2005. Cooperative Catabolic Pathways Within an Atrazine-Degrading Enrichment Culture Isolated From Soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology Volume 53, Issue 2, 1 July 2005, Pages 265-273.

Alvey, S, C-H Yang, A. Beurkert, and D. Crowley. 2003. Crop rotation effects on rhizospherebacterial community structure in West African Soils. Biology and Fertility of Soil. 37: 73-82.

Buerkert, A., Bagayoko, M., Alvey, S. and Bationo, A. 2001. Causes of legume-rotation effects in increasing cereal yields across the Sudanian, Sahelian and Guinean zone of West Africa. p.972-973. In Horst, W. et al. (eds.). Plant nutrition. food security and sustainability of agroecosystems through basic and applied research. Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Alvey, S., M. Bagayoko, G. Neuhman, and A. Beurkert. 2001 Cereal-legume rotation affects on chemical properties and biological activities in two West African soils. Plant and Soil. 231: 45-54.

Advising Areas

African-American Studies, Environmental Studies, Native American Studies, World Languages and Cultures


Teaching Experience

2001-2018 Professor of Biology, Carroll College, Teaching and Advising

1996-1999 United States Peace Corps