113 Marshall Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210
Prof. Moran is ON SABBATICAL LEAVE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2014
For urgent matters please contact the Dept. secretary at 315.470.6636
Leader, Environmental and Natural Resources Policy (ENRP) Ph.D. Program
Coordinator, Graduate Program Committee, Department of Environmental Studies
Bryan Comer is a PhD student in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy. Bryan holds a Master's Degree and Bachelor's Degree in Public Policy from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. Bryan's research focuses on the environmental impacts of freight transportation policies in the Great Lakes region.
Lisa Greenwood is a doctoral student in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy.† Her bachelorís and masterís degrees are in civil engineering, and she has more than 20 years of professional experience in environmental management with firms including United Technologies and Pratt & Whitney.† For the past three years she has been an instructor in the Dept. of Civil Engineering at the Rochester Institute of Technology.† She plans to research innovation in corporate environmental management practices, especially as they relate to water quality standards.
Shara Hilton, MS candidate in GPES (part-time student) is researching how consumers think about major purchases, including the role of green certifications in decision making about furniture products.†† She has professional work experience in the furniture industry as well as property management.† She holds a bachelorís degree in environmental studies from York University in Toronto (Canada).
Yuh-Chin (Yulanda) Hwang (ABD) is a doctoral candidate in GPES.† Her PhD research focuses on how museums present the environmental knowledge that is held by indigenous people, and the use of interactive and outdoor approaches to their interpretive work.† She holds a bachelorís degree in landscape architecture from the National University in Taiwan, and a masterís degree in geography from SUNY Ė Binghamton.
Imran Khalid is a doctoral student in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy.†† He is researching wastewater management issues, especially in small and low-income communities.† He holds a bachelorís degree from Virginia Tech, and masterís degrees (two), from the National University in Karachi, Pakistan, and also from SUNY Ė ESF.
Graduate Research Topic
Resource challenges associated with hydraulic fracturing
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."- Steve Prefontaine
Note: Prof. Moran’s graduate students are enrolled in either (1) the Dept. of Environmental Studies OR (2) GPES (Graduate Programs in Environmental Sciences, a cross-campus, interdisciplinary program, which also houses the doctoral program in Environmental and Natural Resources Policy).
Magnuszewski, Artur, Sharon Moran.(forthcoming) "Vistula River bed erosion processes and their influence on Warsaw's flood safety," in Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea, Proceedings of the Symposium of International Commission on Continental Erosion, Wallingford, UK: IAHS Press.
Dimpfl, Mike and Sharon Moran. 2014. "Waste Matters: Compost, domestic practice, and the transformation of alternative toilet cultures around Skaneateles, NY," Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 32: 721-738.
Magnuszewski, Artur, Edyta Kiedrzynska, Marcin Kiedrzynski, and Sharon Moran. 2014. A GIS approach to estimation of the total phosphorous transfer in the Pilicia River lowland catchment. Queastiones Geographicae, 33(1): 101-110.
Dimpfl, Mike and Sharon Moran. 2011. "Composting toilet," in Green Technology: An A–Z Guide, eds. Paul Robbins and Dustin Mulvaney. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Press.
Moran, Sharon. 2010. "Cities, Creeks, and Erasure: Stream Restoration and Environmental Justice," Environmental Justice, June 2010, 3(2): 61-69.
Baruah, Mitul, and Sharon Moran. 2010. "Ecological Economics". In Green Politics, ed. Paul Robbins. Sage Reference Series on Green Society, vol. 2. [online]. Sage.
Magnuszewski, Artur, Sharon Moran, and Guoliang Yu. 2010. "Modeling Lowland Reservoir Sedimentation Conditions and Potential Environmental Consequences of Dam Removal: Wloclawek Reservoir, Vistula River, Poland." Pp. 8-16 in Sediment Dynamics for a Changing Future, ed. Kazimierez Banasik. Proceedings of the Symposium of International Commission on Continental Erosion. Publication 337. Wallingford, UK: IAHS Press. Available here.