Department Head—Research and Teaching
E. Dwight Sanderson served as department head and state entomologist from 1902-1904. During his time here, he cooperated with the United States Department of Agriculture on cotton insect work and accumulated statistical data to indicate actual damage done by the boll weevil and other pests. He left Texas A&M College to direct the agricultural experiment stations at New Hampshire and later West Virginia. He spent the remainder of his career as head of the rural sociology department at Cornell University.