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Abrahamson, Lawrence, Senior Research Associate
MS, University of Wisconsin, 1967; PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1969; entomology, pathology, pesticides, vegetation management, forest insects
126 Illick
Adams, Kim, Director, Tree Pest Information Service
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1994;
125 Illick
Beier, Colin, Associate Professor
MS, Virginia Tech, 2002; PhD, University Of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007; forest ecosystem and landscape ecology, social-ecological systems, climate change, ecosystem services, landscape change modeling, resilience, adaptive management, resource governance, applied geoinformatics
311 Bray
Castello, John, Professor and Associate Chair
MS, Washington State University, 1976; PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1978; plant virology, viruses and mycoplasma in urban and forest tree decline, forest pathology, microbiology, insect vectors
332 Illick
Clarke, AnnMarie
Secretary 1
246 Illick
Cohen, Jonathan, Assistant Professor
MS, University Of Connecticut, 1998; PhD, Virginia Tech, 2005; wildlife ecology and management, population and habitat ecology, threatened and endangered species
403 Illick
Diemont, Stewart, Assistant Professor
MS, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1997; PhD, Ohio State University, 2006; systems ecology, ecological engineering, traditional ecological knowledge, ecosystem restoration, sustainability analysis, natural wastewater treatment systems and re-use, lesser-developed countries, agroecology
246 Illick
Dovciak, Martin, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2001; Plant Ecology, Forest Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Global Change, Ecosystem Management & Restoration
459 Illick
Ettinger, Terry, Greenhouse Manager
MS, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1984;
529 Illick
Farrell, John, Professor and Director, Thousand Island Bio Station
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1991; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998; aquatic ecology, fisheries science & management, freshwater coastal wetlands, St. Lawrence River studies & Great Lakes, invasive species, restoration
253 Illick
Farrell, Shannon, Assistant Professor
MS, Texas A&M University, 2007; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2011; Wildlife ecology, wildlife-habitat relationships, management planning for endangered and threatened species, human impacts on wildlife, ecosystem services, endangered species act policy innovations, birds, bats
134 Illick
Fernando, Danilo, Associate Professor
MS, University of The Philippines, 1986; PhD, University of Alberta, 1996; plant structure and development, reproductive biology of conifers, pollen transformation, genomics and proteomics of pine pollen tube development, willow flowering and tissue culture, genetic diversity of rare and endangered ferns, and plant evolution, diversity and conservation.
461 Illick
Fierke, Melissa, Associate Professor
MS, Oregon State University, 2002; PhD, University Of Arkansas, 2006; forest entomology, forest ecology, invasive forest pests, insect-tree interactions, tree defenses
135 Illick
Folta, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor
MS, North Carolina State University, 2004; PhD, North Carolina State University, 2010; natural history & interpretation, informal biology education, environmental education.
356 Illick
Folta, Joseph
Visiting Instructor
246 Illick
Frair, Jacqueline, Assoc Professor and Assoc Director, Roosevelt Wildlife Station
MS, University Of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1999; PhD, University of Alberta, 2005; wildlife ecology and management, ecology of large herbivores and predators, animal movements, resource selection, population demography, quantitative methods in conservation, landscape ecology
257 Illick
Gibbs, James, Professor and Director, Roosevelt Wildlife Station
MA, University Of Missouri-Columbia, 1988; PhD, Yale University, 1995; herpetology, vertebrate conservation biology, genetics and ecology in birds, reptiles and amphibians, songbirds, giant tortoise, statistics, wildlife population monitoring, galapagos islands, conservation biology, ecological monitoring, population genetics, applied demography, undergraduate conservation education
405 Illick
Giegerich, Ronald
Instructional Support Specialist
215 Illick
Green, Hyatt, Assistant Professor
PhD, University Of Georgia, 2011; Molecular Microbial Ecology, Microbial Water Quality, Microbial Biogeography, Host-Microbe Co-evolution, Fermentation Microbiology
201 Illick
Horton, Thomas, Associate Professor
MA, San Francisco State University, 1992; PhD, University Of California-Berkeley, 1997; mycorrhizal plant ecology, molecular ecology, ecology, fungal communities, mycology, fire ecology
350 Illick
Kimmerer, Robin, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment
MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982; plant restoration ecology, bryology, bryoecology, restoration ecology, ethnobotany, conservation biology and bryophyte ecology, traditional ecological knowledge
351 Illick
Leopold, Donald, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair
MS, University Of Kentucky, 1981; PhD, Purdue University, 1984; forest and freshwater wetland ecology, conservation, and restoration, peatland ecology and conservation, local and regional controls of species richness and rarity, dynamics of plant communities as affected by man and environment, management for unique communities and rare species, dendrology, native plants, restoration ecology, rare species conservation
242 Illick
Limburg, Karin, Professor
MS, University Of Florida, 1981; PhD, Cornell University, 1994; riverine fish and estuarine ecology, fisheries ecology, watershed ecology, systems ecology, ecological economics, fisheries and ecosystem science, coupled human-natural systems, biogeochemistry, fisheries ecology, ecosystem ecology, biogeochemical tracers, modeling
249 Illick
Lomolino, Mark, Professor
MS, University Of Florida, 1977; PhD, Binghamton University, 1983; conservation biology, wildlife, ecology, evolution and biogeography
240 Illick
McGee, Gregory, Assistant Professor
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1993; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998; ecology, management and restoration of forest ecosystems; STEM education
146 Illick
McHale, Patrick, Instructional Support Specialist
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1996;
203 Illick
McMaster, Bridget, Instructional Support Specialist
MS, SUNY At Fredonia, 1980; MS, Virginia Tech, 1982;
402 Illick
McNulty, Stacy, Associate Director, Adirondack Ecological Center
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1997; forest ecology, landscape ecology, long-term monitoring, and applied geographic information systems. focused on exploring long-term changes, biodiversity conservation in the northern forest, and impacts of recreation, development, and forest management in the adirondack mountains and northern forest, phenology, amphibians, beaver, songbirds, white-tailed deer, animal movements and habitat use, wildlife management
Mitchell, Myron,
PhD, University of Calgary, 1974; biogeochemistry, environmental energetics
210 Illick
Muller-Schwarze, Dietland, Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Freiburg, 1963;
224 Illick
Nakas, James, Professor
MS, Seton Hall University, 1970; PhD, Rutgers University, 1976; microbiology, transformation and decomposition processes, nutrient cycling, soil and aquatic microbiology, microbial biomass, solvent production, microbial ecology, microbial physiology
201 Illick
Newman, Lee, Associate Professor
MS, Rutgers University, 1989; PhD, Rutgers University, 1993; phytoremediation and molecular and cellular biology
246 Illick
Parry, Dylan, Associate Professor
MS, University of Alberta, 1994; PhD, Michigan State University, 2000; population dynamics and evolutionary ecology of defoliating Lepidoptera and their natural enemies (predators, parasitoids, and pathogens), invasive species in forested environments, insect-plant interactions, conservation of moths and butterflies, forest entomology, biological control
109 Illick
Paterson, Gordon, Assistant Professor
MS, Trent University, 1996; PhD, University of Windsor, 2006; PhD University of Windsor 2006. Environmental and aquatic toxicology, ecotoxicology, emerging pollutants, food web bioaccumulation and biomagnification, persistent organic pollutants as indicators of species bioenergetics and individual, food web and ecological efficiencies.
110 Illick
Polimino, Sandra
Secretary 1
242 Illick
Powell, William, Professor and Director, Counsel on Biotechnology in Forestry
PhD, Utah State University, 1986; forest biotechnology, molecular plant-microbe interactions, genetic engineering in plant conservation, antimicrobial peptide design, plant gene design, plant pathology, molecular biology
319 Illick
Rappleyea, Joanne
Keyboard Specialist 1
241 Illick
Ringler, Neil, Vice Provost for Research
MS, Oregon State University, 1970; PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1975; fish ecology and behavior, foraging behavior of fishes, salmon reproduction, vertebrate anatomy, aquatic insect ecology, stream ecology and management, aquatic and fisheries restoration, aquatic entomology
200 Bray
Rundell, Rebecca, Assistant Professor
MS, University Of Chicago, 2004; PhD, University Of Chicago, 2008; evolutionary biology, conservation biology, speciation, adaptive and nonadaptive radiations, biogeography, phylogenetics, systematics, Pacific island radiations and biodiversity conservation, land snails, marine/aquatic microscopic invertebrates
355 Illick
Schulz, Kimberly, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1996; nutrient and exotic species effects on aquatic ecosystems, ecological stoichiometry, aquatic community and ecosystem ecology, bioenergetics, nutrient cycling, lower food web studies, great lakes, finger lakes, plankton, limnology, aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry, invasive species
456 Illick
Shields, William, Director of the Honors Program and Professor Emeritus
MS, Ohio State University, 1976; PhD, Ohio State University, 1979; animal behavior, evolution and genetics, evolution of animal communication and dispersal systems, effects of genetic constraints on the evolution of social behavior, sociobiology and behavioral ecology, the use of DNA in identity testing and conservation biology, the interface between science and the law, conservation theory, behavior in birds and mammals, forensic DNA analysis
116 Illick
Stella, John, Associate Professor
MS, University Of California-Berkeley, 1998; PhD, University Of California-Berkeley, 2005; riparian and stream ecology, restoration ecology, watershed management, ecological modeling, tree-ring science, river restoration
344 Illick
Stewart, Donald, Professor
MS, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1976; PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980; ecology and systematics, lake systems ecology, aquatic ecology, fish conservation, ecology and population biology in tropical and temperate systems, fish ecology and fisheries management, ecological energetics, modeling predation and production processes, Great Lakes ecosystems, Amazonian ecosystems, ecology and systematics of neotropical freshwater fishes
103 Illick
Teale, Stephen, Professor
MS, University Of Kansas, 1983; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1990; forest entomology, insect behavior, pheromones of forest insects, insect ecology, pest management, chemical ecology, evolution of pheromone communications
151 Illick
Turner, J. Scott, Professor
MS, Colorado State University, 1979; PhD, Colorado State University, 1982; animal physiology, physiological ecology, thermal energetics, biology of body size, physiology of gas exchange
206 Illick
Underwood, H. Brian, Adjunct Associate Professor
wildlife ecology, deer, small mammals, songbirds, quantitative ecology and biostatistics, population surveys, ecological modeling and simulation, national park management, applied population analysis, life-history evolution, trophic dynamics, large mammal management
426 Illick
Vidon, Philippe, Professor
MS, National Institute of Agronomy of Paris-Grignon, 1997; PhD, York University, 2004; Stream Restoration, Ecological Engineering, Riparian Zone and Watershed Management, Water Quality, Riparian Zone/Watershed Biogeochemistry and Hydrology, Best Management Practices, Surface and Subsurface Hydrology, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Mercury, Carbon Cycling, Greenhouse Gases (N2O, CO2, CH4).
309 Bray
Wang, Chun, Professor Emeritus
MS, Vassar College, 1952; PhD, University Of Iowa, 1955;
428 Illick
Weir, Alexander, Associate Professor
PhD, University of New Castle Upon Tyne, 1997; conservation mycology, fungal biodiversity and conservation, fungal-arthropod interactions, biology of parasites and symbionts, systematics and evolutionary biology of fungi, fungi and humans, biology of parasites and symbionts
353 Illick
Whipps, Christopher, Director, SUNY Center for Applied Microbiology and Assoc Professor
PhD, Oregon State University, 2004; fish parasites and diseases, wildlife diseases, parasitology, microbiology, taxonomy, molecular systematics, diagnostics, parasites as biological tags and ecological indicators, epidemiology and control of pathogens of ecological and veterinary importance, evolution and biology of disease causing organisms in animal populations using molecular systematics
246 Illick


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