G P E SStudents in the Graduate Program in Environmental Science (GPES)

Department of Environmental Studies faculty members advise graduate students in the following areas, administered through the Division of Environmental Science:

  • Coupled Natural and Human Systems
  • Water and Wetland Resource Studies
  • Environmental and Community Land Planning
  • Environmental Communication and Participatory Processes
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Policy

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Current Graduate Students

Information on current MS and MPS in Environmental Studies graduate students is provided below to facilitate communication between enrolled students as well as to inform and encourage prospective students. In addition to these students, the Department of Environmental Studies is proud also to have affiliated master's and doctoral students in the college-wide Graduate Program in Environmental Science, and the Environmental and Natural Resources Policy doctoral program.

Graduate Representatives

The Department of Environmental Studies embraces student participation in departmental governance. Toward that end, two graduate students serve as student members of the department's Graduate Studies Committee; and a third represents graduate student participates in regular departmental meetings. The graduate student representatives are selected each spring in a meeting of ES and affiliated graduate students. For the 2015/16 academic year, departmental graduate student representatives are:

2015-16 Graduate Studies Committee


Current Masters Students in Environmental Studies

Current Students

Only currently registered students appear—new student names are added at the start of the academic year.

Sandrine Amorim de BarrosSandrine Amorim de Barros

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Selfa

Hope AnsanelliHope Ansanelli

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Hirsch

Lina Camargo SalcedoLina Camargo Salcedo

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Smardon and Newman

Bartholomew DalyBartholomew Daly

ESC Environmental Policy and Democratic Processes

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Manno

Chloe ElbertyChloe Elberty

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Hirsch

David HaaseDavid Haase

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Moran

Shannon KeibShannon Keib

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Moran and Sonnenfeld

Undergraduate Study: SUNY Potsdam (Environmental Science)

Graduate Research Topic
Bringing Together Music, Culture and the Environment: Education, Outreach and Advocacy with Rock the Earth

Michael PetroniMichael Petroni

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Moran and Luzadis

Erin RobideauErin Robideau

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Hirsch

Hilary SwartwoodHilary Swartwood

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Parker

Lauren TarrLauren Tarr

Degree Sought: MS
Advisor(s): Hirsch

Kyle WalshKyle Walsh

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Manno

Haixu ZhaoHaixu Zhao

Degree Sought: MPS
Advisor(s): Sonnenfeld

Undergraduate Study: Shandong Agricultural Universi

Previous Graduate Study: The Royal Agricultural University, UK (Business Management )

Graduate Research Topic
Managing for Sustainability of State Parks in Central New York


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