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Abrams, Neal, Associate Professor
PhD, Pennsylvania State University, 2005; chemical education and inorganic chemistry
422 Jahn
Anagnost, Susan, Chair and Professor
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1990; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1982; wood anatomy, wood decay, microscopy
204 Baker
Beier, Colin, Associate Professor
Associate Professor Months
PhD, University Of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007; MS, Virginia Tech, 2002; 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
Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
PhD, University of Toronto, 1998; MS, University of Toronto, 1987; 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, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Division of Environmental Science
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1985; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1982; forest ecology, watershed ecology, soils, ecosystem services, watershed management, forest soils, silviculture
358 Illick
Bryant, M. Margaret, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001; MLA, University Of Georgia, 1993; 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
PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1978; MS, Washington State University, 1976; plant virology, viruses and mycoplasma in urban and forest tree decline, forest pathology, microbiology, insect vectors
332 Illick
Chatterjee, Siddharth, Associate Professor
PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1987; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985; transport phenomena, design, simulation, pollution abatement
406 Walters
Daley, Douglas, Associate Professor
Associate Professor and Director, SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies & P.E.
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, Associate Chair and Professor
PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1992; fundamental studies of air pollution, atmospheric mercury, and combustion chemistry
421 Jahn
Diemont, Stewart, Assistant Professor
PhD, Ohio State University, 2006; MS, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1997; systems ecology, ecological engineering, traditional ecological knowledge, ecosystem restoration, sustainability analysis, natural wastewater treatment systems and re-use, lesser-developed countries, agroecology
246 Illick
Dieterlen, Susan, Assistant Professor
PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2009; MLA, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2004; Postindustrial landscapes, sociocultural issues, people in the environment, research applications in landscape architecture
322 Marshall
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, Assistant Professor
PhD, University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2001; Plant Ecology, Forest Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Global Change, Ecosystem Management & Restoration
459 Illick
Endreny, Theodore, Chair and Professor & P.E.
PhD, Princeton University, 1999; MA, Princeton University, 1998; MS, North Carolina State University, 1996; water resources engineering, ecological engineering, stream restoration, urban watersheds, lesser-developed countries
423 Baker
Farrell, Shannon, Assistant Professor
PhD, Texas A&M University, 2011; MS, Texas A&M University, 2007; 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
207 Illick
Fierke, Melissa, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of Arkansas, 2006; MS, Oregon State University, 2002; forest entomology, forest ecology, invasive forest pests, insect-tree interactions, tree defenses
146 Illick
Folta, Elizabeth, Assistant Professor
PhD, North Carolina State University, 2010; MS, North Carolina State University, 2004; natural history & interpretation, informal biology education, environmental education.
356 Illick
Francis, Raymond, Research Associate
PhD, University of Toronto, 1987; bioenergy, chemical engineering, pulping
311 Walters
Germain, René, Professor
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1997; MS, Boston University, 1988; forest health, policy, silviculture, forest management and operations, forest management for renewable energy, watershed management, sustainable forestry systems
316 Bray
Gibbs, James, Professor
Professor and Director, Roosevelt Wildlife Station
PhD, Yale University, 1995; MA, University Of Missouri-Columbia, 1988; 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
PhD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974; environmental chemistry, aquatic chemistry
321 Jahn
Hawks, Richard, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor and William M. Kennedy, Jr. Faculty Chair
MLA, Harvard University, 1978; climate change, urban resilience, rural community design and planning,campus design, Landscape architecture education
307 Marshall
Hirsch, Paul, Assistant Professor
PhD, Georgia Institute Of Technology-Main , 2008; MS, University Of Georgia, 2003; 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
107 Marshall
Hussein, Rafaat M., Associate Professor
PhD, Concordia University, 1980; ME, Concordia University, 1978; environmental sustainability; sustainable construction; architectural engineering.
216 Baker
Johnston, Douglas, Chair and Professor
PhD, University of Washington, 1986; MLA, Harvard University, 1982; Environmental planning, land use, water resources planning and management, spatial analysis, political economy, ecological design and planning.
331 Marshall
Kelleher, Michael, Senior Research Associate
Senior Staff Associate
MS, Cornell University, 1985; energy resources, applied economics, energy markets, sustainability, renewable energy, energy and environmental policy, financial analysis, energy efficiency, decision-making
220 Bray
Kieber, David, Associate Chair and Professor
PhD, University Of Miami, 1988; MS, University Of Delaware, 1983; environmental chemistry, aquatic organic chemistry
417 Jahn
Kroll, Charles, Professor & P.E.
PhD, Cornell University, 1996; MS, Tufts University, 1989; 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
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2002; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1989; social and recreational dimensions, ecotourism and nature tourism, recreation management and research
310A Bray
Leopold, Donald, Chair and Distinguished Teaching Professor
PhD, Purdue University, 1984; MS, University Of Kentucky, 1981; 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
PhD, Cornell University, 1994; MS, University Of Florida, 1981; 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
134 Baker
Liu, Shijie, Associate Chair and Professor
PhD, University of Alberta, 1992; bioengineering, fermentation, kinetics, separation, pulping, bleaching, fiber properties, sustainability, biofuel, renewable chemicals, biomaterials
302 Walters
Luzadis, Valerie, Chair and Professor
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1997; MS, Cornell University, 1990; 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
106 Marshall
Malmsheimer, Robert, Professor
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1999; JD, Union University, 1989; 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, Associate Professor
PhD, Syracuse University, 2003; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1992; 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
PhD, SUNY At Albany, 1999; MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1992; environmental chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, air quality, regional to global budgets of trace gases, long range transport, continental export, climate change
121 Jahn
Mitchell, Myron, Distinguished Professor Emeritus
PhD, University of Calgary, 1974; biogeochemistry, environmental energetics
210 Illick
Moran, Sharon, Associate Professor
PhD, Clark University, 2000; MS, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, 1989; 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
113 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 Emeritus
PhD, Rutgers University , 1976; MS, Seton Hall University, 1970; microbiology, transformation and decomposition processes, nutrient cycling, soil and aquatic microbiology, microbial biomass, solvent production, microbial ecology, microbial physiology
201 Illick
Newman, David, Chair and Professor
PhD, Duke University, 1986; MS, Duke University, 1985; Forest resource economics and policy, resource and environmental economics, tax policy
319 Bray
Newman, Lee, Associate Professor
PhD, Rutgers University-Newark, 1993; MS, Rutgers University-Newark, 1989; 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
PhD, Texas A&M University, 2010; MS, Texas A&M University, 2006; 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
107 Marshall
Potteiger, Matthew, Professor
MLA, University Of California-Berkeley, 1982; community design and food systems
306 Marshall
Quackenbush, Lindi, Associate Professor
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2004; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1998; 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
Rickard, Laura, Visiting Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
environmental communication, risk communication, science communication, health communication, qualitative & mixed methods, survey research, message design & testing, public health, national parks, risk management
108B Marshall
Ringler, Neil, Vice Provost for Research
PhD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1975; MS, Oregon State University, 1970; 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
109 Marshall
Shaw, Stephen, Assistant Professor
PhD, Cornell University, 2009; MS, Cornell University, 2005; 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
Smith, Jennifer, Assistant Professor
PhD, Syracuse University, 2007; MA, Syracuse University, 2006; MS, Syracuse University, 1993; construction management, building materials, geotechnical engineering
221 Baker
Sonnenfeld, David, Professor
PhD, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1996; MA, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1991; 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, Distinguished Teaching Professor
PhD, Cornell University, 1989; MS, Oregon State University, 1981; environmental sampling, map accuracy assessment, environmental monitoring; applied statistics
322 Bray
Stella, John, Associate Professor
PhD, University Of California-Berkeley, 2005; MS, University Of California-Berkeley, 1998; riparian and stream ecology, restoration ecology, watershed management, ecological modeling, tree-ring science, river restoration
344 Illick
Tao, Wendong, Assistant 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)
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, Philippe, Associate Professor
PhD, York University, 2004; MS, National Institute of Agronomy of Par, 1997; 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
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2002; MS, Cornell University, 1990; 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, Professor
PhD, Colorado State University, 1990; MS, University Of Idaho, 1984; forest resource and environmental economics, ecosystem services, policy, quantitative silviculture, forest management and operations, operations research, simulation
304 Bray
Whipps, Christopher, Associate Professor
Assoc Professor and Director, SUNY Center for Applied Microbiology
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
Winter, William, Professor and Director, Cellulose Research Institute
PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1974; polymer structure and characterization, physical and structural biochemistry, structural polymer chemistry, NMR, diffraction, biopolymer and polysaccharide chemistry, computational chemistry
215 Jahn
Yanai, Ruth, Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Environmental Science
PhD, Yale University, 1990; MS, Yale University, 1985; forest ecology, watershed ecology, soils, biogeochemistry, forest health, ecological modeling, watershed management, ecosystem nutrient cycling, uncertainty
210 Marshall


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