Meet the Host
Doug Phillips is best known by friends and fans as “Dr. Doug,” creator and host of the Alabama Public Television series, Discovering Alabama.
Dr. Doug earned his Ph.D. in Educational Research from The University of Alabama. Today he holds the title of Coordinator for Environmental Information and Education: The Alabama Museum of Natural History, as well as Executive Producer and Host of Discovering Alabama.
Dr. Doug continues to teach, holding in-service workshops for K-12 teachers throughout the year and across the state. At the college level, Dr. Doug is Creator and Principal Instructor of Discovering Alabama Ecology, an environmental science course at The University of Alabama.
Dr. Doug is author of the award–winning books, Discovering Alabama Wetlands and Discovering Alabama Forests.
Emmy® award winning public television since 1985.