About William Vencill
William Vencill has been at the University of Georgia in the Crop and Soil Sciences Department as a weed scientist (50% research; 50% teaching) since 1989. At the University of Georgia, Dr. Vencill’s duties include research in the areas of herbicide physiology and persistence in soil and water.
Dr. Vencill has authored or co-authored 61 refereed journal articles, 150 conference papers or abstracts, and 25 technical research reports and related publications.
His teaching responsibilities include undergraduate coordinator of the Crop and Soil Sciences Department, teaching Weed Science and a graduate course in Herbicide Physiology.
He was the editor of the eighth edition of the Herbicide Handbook published in 2002. He is the editor of the journal of Weed Science.
He received the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Weed Science Society in 2008 and the 2011 D.W. Brooks Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2012, he was chosen as a University of Georgia Senior Teaching Fellow.