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Abrams, Neal, Associate Professor
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2005; chemical education and inorganic chemistry
422 Jahn
Anagnost, Susan, Director, NC Brown Center for Ultra Studies, Professor and Chair
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1982; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1990; wood anatomy, wood decay, microscopy
204 Baker
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
Bevilacqua, Eddie, Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
MS, University of Toronto, 1987; PhD, University of Toronto, 1998; sampling/inventory, biometrics, forest mensuration, growth and yield modeling, applied statistics, GIS/spatial analysis, forest ecology, landscape ecology, ecological modeling, tree-ring science, quantitative silviculture
301 Bray
Boyer, Gregory, Professor
PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980; BIOCHEMISTRY and ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, plant and algal biochemistry, chemical ecology and toxins produced by algae. ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, including Buoy and ship-based monitoring systems for water quality
320 Jahn
Briggs, Russell, Director, Division of Environmental Science
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1982; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1985; forest ecology, watershed ecology, soils, ecosystem services, watershed management, forest soils, silviculture
202 Baker
Bryant, M. Margaret, Associate Professor
MLA, University Of Georgia, 1993; PhD, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001; land planning
333 Marshall
Carter Jr, Emanuel, Associate Professor
MRP, Cornell University, 1978; city planning, urban design, rural design, design history and theory
312 Marshall
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
Chatterjee, Siddharth, Associate Professor
MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985; PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1987; transport phenomena, design, simulation, pollution abatement
406 Walters
Collins, Mary, Assistant Professor
MA, University Of Central Florida, 2008; PhD, University Of California-Santa Barbara, 2012; socio-environmental systems; environmental health inequality; environmental justice; environmental sociology; environmental risk perception; computational quantitative methods; Bayesian modeling; disproportionality; industrial pollution policy and health
106 Marshall
Daley, Douglas, Associate Professor and Director, SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies
ME, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1984; water resources, solid and hazardous waste management, ecological engineering, environmental restoration, phytoremediation, bioremediation, soil and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental engineering
420 Baker
Dibble, Theodore, Professor and Associate Chair
PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1992; fundamental studies of air pollution, atmospheric mercury, and combustion chemistry
421 Jahn
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
Dölle, Klaus, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002; pulp & paper and related environmental topics, design, constructed wetlands,subsurface bioreactors, fossil energy, bioenergy, hydropower, water and waste water treatment, paper recycling, paper development, filler materials, energy savings, renewable energy & processes, engineering, machine & process design.
421 Walters
Donaghy, Kelley, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Pennsylvania, 1996; inorganic chemistry and chemical education, fuel cells
316 Jahn
Dovciak, Martin, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2001; Plant Ecology, Forest Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Global Change, Ecosystem Management & Restoration
459 Illick
Endreny, Theodore, Professor and Chair
MS, North Carolina State University, 1996; MA, Princeton University, 1998; PhD, Princeton University, 1999; water resources engineering, ecological engineering, stream restoration, urban watersheds, lesser-developed countries
404 Baker
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
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
Fortier, Marie-Odile, Assistant Professor
PhD, University Of Kansas, 2015; Life cycle assessment (LCA); renewable energy systems; waste-to-energy; climate intervention strategies; LCA methodology development; geographic resource demand analyses; algal biofuels; land use change impacts of energy systems; implementation of sustainable technologies.
307 Bray
Francis, Raymond, Research Associate
PhD, University of Toronto, 1987; bioenergy, chemical engineering, pulping
311 Walters
Germain, René, Professor
MS, Boston University, 1988; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1997; forest health, policy, silviculture, forest management and operations, forest management for renewable energy, watershed management, sustainable forestry systems
316 Bray
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
Hall, Myrna, Emeritus
integrating simulation modeling and geographical information systems for studying interaction between humans and their environments, natural resources management, sustainable development, graphic information visualization, foreign language communication, land use change, modeling, urban ecology, coupled human and natural systems
106 Marshall
Hassett, John, Professor
MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974; PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; environmental chemistry, aquatic chemistry
321 Jahn
Hawks, Richard, Distinguished Service Professor
MLA, Harvard University, 1978; climate change, urban resilience, rural community design and planning,campus design, Landscape architecture education
307 Marshall
Hirsch, Paul, Assistant Professor
MS, University Of Georgia, 2003; PhD, Georgia Institute Of Technology-Main , 2008; integrative thinking and problem-solving, water planning, biodiversity conservation, science-policy interface, environmental thought and ethics, policy analysis, public participation and decision-making, environmental valuation, complexity, participant-observation and survey methods, discourse analysis, environmental policy, climate governance, policy science divide
114 Marshall
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
Hussein, Rafaat M., Associate Professor
ME, Concordia University, 1978; PhD, Concordia University, 1980; environmental sustainability; sustainable construction; architectural engineering.
216 Baker
Johnston, Douglas, Professor and Chair
MLA, Harvard University, 1982; PhD, University of Washington, 1986; Environmental planning, land use, water resources planning and management, spatial analysis, political economy, ecological design and planning.
331 Marshall
Kelleher, Michael, Senior Research Associate
MS, Cornell University, 1985; energy resources, applied economics, energy markets, sustainability, renewable energy, energy and environmental policy, financial analysis, energy efficiency, decision-making
310B Bray
Kieber, David, Professor and Associate Chair
MS, University Of Delaware, 1983; PhD, University Of Miami, 1988; environmental chemistry, aquatic organic chemistry
417 Jahn
Kroll, Charles, Professor
MS, Tufts University, 1989; PhD, Cornell University, 1996; stochastic and deterministic hydrology, environmental modeling, water resource systems engineering, ecological engineering, urban forestry, drought assessment, environmental systems engineering, stochastic and deterministic modeling, risk assessment, coupled human and natural systems
424 Baker
Kuehn, Diane, Associate Professor
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1989; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2002; social and recreational dimensions, ecotourism and nature tourism, recreation management and research
310A Bray
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
Linehan, Cariann
Secretary 1
202 Baker
Liu, Shijie, Professor and Associate Chair
PhD, University of Alberta, 1992; bioengineering, fermentation, kinetics, separation, pulping, bleaching, fiber properties, sustainability, biofuel, renewable chemicals, biomaterials
302 Walters
Luzadis, Valerie, Interim Provost and Exec Vice President for Academic Affairs
MS, Cornell University, 1990; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1997; ecological economics, ecosystem services, policy, social and recreational dimensions, forest management for renewable energy, watershed management, natural resources policy and values, sustainable development, renewable energy, participatory decision-making
206 Bray
Malmsheimer, Robert, Professor
JD, Union University, 1989; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1999; natural resources, policy and law, forest management for renewable energy, climate change and managed forests, forest policy and law, public land crimes, land trusts and land conservation policy
305 Bray
Manno, Jack, Professor 10
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1992; PhD, Syracuse University, 2003; Inclusion and collaboration in environmental decisions, Indigenous rights and values, social theory, economic dynamics of sustainability and un-sustainability, politics of ending fossil fuel dependence
211A Marshall
Mao, Huiting, Associate Professor
MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1992; PhD, SUNY At Albany, 1999; environmental chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, air quality, regional to global budgets of trace gases, long range transport, continental export, climate change
121 Jahn
Mitchell, Myron,
PhD, University of Calgary, 1974; biogeochemistry, environmental energetics
210 Illick
Moran, Sharon, Associate Professor
MS, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, 1989; PhD, Clark University, 2000; environmental policy, human dimensions of water/wastewater issues, political ecology, environment-society relations, green and innovative technologies, environmental issues in post-communist countries, qualitative research methods, gender and nature, sustainability indicators, emergent technologies, environmental justice, ethical frameworks in public policy
220 Marshall
Mountrakis, Georgios, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Maine, 2004; geographic information systems, remote sensing, spatiotemporal analysis, land cover land use change, climate change, biogeography, coupled human and natural systems
419 Baker
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, David, Professor and Chair
MS, Duke University, 1985; PhD, Duke University, 1986; Forest resource economics and policy, resource and environmental economics, tax policy
319 Bray
Newman, Lee, Associate Professor
MS, Rutgers University, 1989; PhD, Rutgers University, 1993; phytoremediation and molecular and cellular biology
246 Illick
Nomura, Christopher, Associate Professor
PhD, Pennsylvania State University-Penn St, 2001; biochemistry, polymer chemistry, biopolymer chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, energy, biodegradable plastics, microarray analysis
318 Jahn
Feldpausch-Parker, Andrea M., Assistant Professor
MS, Texas A&M University, 2006; PhD, Texas A&M University, 2010; environmental communication; science and technology communication; wildlife conservation and policy; climate change mitigation and adaptation discourse and decision-making; environmental advocacy; environmental and natural resources conflict management; qualitative and critical methods; program evaluation methods; conflict; public participation; energy;wildlife management
108A Marshall
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
Potteiger, Matthew, Professor
MLA, University Of California-Berkeley, 1982; community design and food systems
306 Marshall
Quackenbush, Lindi, Associate Professor
MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2004; geospatial information systems, spatial measurements, remote sensing and image processing, particularly focused on spatial techniques for both urban and forest classification, spatial analysis
416 Baker
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
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
Selfa, Theresa, Associate Professor
PhD, Cornell University, 2001; environmental sociology, rural sociology, sociology of agriculture, sociology of development, political sociology, qualitative methods, comparative-historical methods, biofuels, land use planning, water policy and politics
219 Marshall
Shaw, Stephen, Assistant Professor
MS, Cornell University, 2005; PhD, Cornell University, 2009; hydroclimatology, water resources engineering, ecohydrology in a changing climate, water resources, climate change, hydrology, systems modeling, stormwater management
418 Baker
Smardon, Richard, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
MLA, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1973; wetland assessment and management, landscape management policy, public participation and decision-making, sustainable development, eco-tourism, biosphere reserve management
211B Marshall
Sonnenfeld, David, Professor
MA, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1991; PhD, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1996; sociology of environment and natural resources; comparative environmental policy, politics and governance; globalization, development and sustainability; social studies of science and technology; East and Southeast Asia; field, historical and mixed research methods
211B Marshall
Stehman, Stephen, Professor
MS, Oregon State University, 1981; PhD, Cornell University, 1989; environmental sampling, map accuracy assessment, environmental monitoring; applied statistics
322 Bray
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
Tao, Wendong, Associate Professor
PhD, University of British Columbia, 2006; Sustainable wastewater treatment (Constructed wetland, gravel biofilter, simultaneous nitritation and anammox); Resource recovery from bioresidues (anaerobic digestion, solid-liquid separation, struvite recovery, ammonia recovery); Ecological engineering
422 Baker
Teece, Mark, Associate Professor
PhD, University of Bristol, 1994; environmental chemistry, food web biochemistry, stable isotope biogeochemistry, coral, stable isotopes, metabolomics, biogeochemistry
415 Jahn
Toland, Timothy, Associate Professor
MLA, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998; Applications of green infrastructure in the urban environment, sustainable design, stormwater design, planting design, native plant communities, soils in design
313 Marshall
Vidon, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor
MA, York University, 2003; PhD, Indiana University-Bloomington, 2015; environmental ethics and values; environmental thought and ontologies; tourism geographies; political ecology; wilderness and environmental perception; Native American and indigenous peoples' environmental issues; epistemology/nature of knowledge(s).
108B Marshall
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
Volk, Timothy, Senior Research Associate
MS, Cornell University, 1990; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2002; silviculture, forest management for renewable energy, biomass and bioenergy, energy, agroforestry, phytoremediation, management and sustainability of short rotation woody crops, life cycle analysis, ecophysiology, international forestry
346 Illick
Wagner, John, Associate Chair and Professor
MS, University Of Idaho, 1984; PhD, Colorado State University, 1990; forest resource and environmental economics, ecosystem services, policy, quantitative silviculture, forest management and operations, operations research, simulation
304 Bray
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
Yanai, Ruth, Professor and Director, of Graduate School Program in Environmental Science
MS, Yale University, 1985; PhD, Yale University, 1990; forest ecology, watershed ecology, soils, biogeochemistry, forest health, ecological modeling, watershed management, ecosystem nutrient cycling, uncertainty
210 Marshall


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