For those unfamiliar with the departmental
structure at ESF, we don't have traditional English, Math,
Women's Studies, or Economics departments. But among all the
specialized course, you can also find
course offerings that fill these needs.
Adirondack Ecological Center;
and Chemical Education. President, Faculty Governance.
Huiting. Regional tropospheric chemistry and
climate change, intercontinental transport of trace gases and
aerosols, climate-air quality connections, biosphere-atmosphere
exchange of trace gases, and radiative transfer processes.
Environmental and Forest Biology
(including the Adirondack Ecological Center, Newcomb, NY)
Shannon. Wildlife Habitat Ecology.
FIERKE, Melissa. Forest Entomology and
Ecology. Dr. Fierke also teaches General Biology.
FOLTA, Beth. Informal Education and
FRAIR, Jacqueline. Wildlife
KIMMERER, Robin. Ecology of
mosses; Restoration of culturally significant plants to Native
American communities; Environmental partnerships with Native
American communities; Traditional Ecological Knowledge;
Disturbance ecology; Recovery of epiphytic communities.
Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) and
Center for Native Peoples and the Environment.
NEWMAN, Lee. Cell Biology and
LIMBURG, Karin. Fisheries
ecology, ecosystem ecology, watershed ecology, fish migration,
biogeochemical tracers, modeling, ecological economics.
Dr. Limburg has also
taught courses on grant management and wine appreciation.
McGRATH, Kathy. Aquatic ecology
and landscape ecology, landscape ecology, and the study of
impacts of human land use on wildlife habitat. Stacy is based at
the Adirondack Ecological Center (AEC)in Newcomb, NY.
Evolutionary Biology, invertebrate biology.
SCHULZ, Kim. Limnology
(the study of inland aquatic ecosystems).
Chun-Juan "June". Mycology. Dr.
Wang was originally hired as a Research Associate in 1959.
Her position was converted to tenure track sometime thereafter
after students questioned why she wasn't faculty. She
advanced through various grades to become one of ESF's first
women Professors in 1972. She "retired" in 1998, but still
has an active research program.
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Environmental Resources Engineering
QUACKENBUSH, Lindi. Image
processing and remote sensing application areas. Courses
include: GIS for Engineers:
ERE 551 GIS for Engineers,
ERE 371 Surveying for Engineers,
ERE 553 Introduction to Spatial
ERE 566 Introduction to
Global Positioning Systems, and
FEG 133 Introduction to Engineering
Ecofeminism. Ecological literacy. Composition and rhetoric.
Contemporary nature literature. Science Literature. Urban nature
HALL, Myrna Director
Emeritus, Center for the
Urban Environment and Research Associate Emeritus.
Integrating simulation modeling and GIS for studying the
interaction of humans and their; environment Natural resources
management; Issues of sustainable development
EcoComposition, Technical Writing, Creative Nonfiction in the
Sciences. Dawnelle is Coordinator, Writing Resource Center
KEENAN, Mary Ann.
LUZADIS, Valerie. Chair.
Natural Resources Policy
and Values; Ecological Economics. Dr. Luzadis also teaches
Research Methods. She is also Professor, department of
Forest and Natural Resources Management, Assistant to the
Provost for Academic Inititatives; and Institutional Assessment
Coordinator for ESF.
dimensions of water/ wastewater issues, Environmental issues in
post-communist countries, Qualitative research methods; gender
and nature , Sustainability indicators . Dr. Moran has
been co-teaching Women in Environmental
(on medical leave) Social Ecology,
Risk perception, communication,
and assessment of environmental and public health hazards,
Contextual factors influencing perception, valuation, and
management of environmental risk. Dr. Nordenstam also
teaches courses in Survey Research Methods.
Environmental communication and decision making, climate
change mitigation and adaptation strategies, with additional
interests in natural resources management and policy, energy
policy and how social movements relate to new communication
Communication aspects of public participation in the formation
of environmental public policy/decisions, especially the
origins, dynamics, persuasive strategies, and tactics of
environmental campaigns. Legislative process,
environmental public policy. Dr. Senecah is also Stakeholder
Involvement Coordinator at New York Department of State
SELFA, Theresa. Environmental,
Agricultural and Development Sociology.
Rickard, Laura. Environmental
Sally. Sally taught computing classes from 1990-2000, retiring as an
Director, ESF Writing Program.
Technical writing, communications studies, Environmental
Education, and Children's Literature.
Elizabeth. Visiting Instructor. Human geography; Attitudes, values and the
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Forest and Natural Resources
Management (including Forest Tech Program, NYS Ranger
School, Wanakena, NY). This department houses the math,
history, and sociology General Education classes, and well as
the business offerings.
Visiting instructor. Calculus.
Ranger School--Forest Health and Nutrition, Fertilization, Soils & Ecology, and
Visiting Instructor. Statistics.
KUEHN, Diane. Recreation. Dr. Kuehn
Women in Environmental Careers.
Dr. Luzadis is still affiliated with this
department, but she chairs Environmental Studies.
THOMPSON, Mary. Math
VONHOF, Sarah. History
of forest and natural resource policy; property rights and
stewardship of American lands and forests.
Natural Resources in American History
203 Western Civilization and the Environment
YANAI, Ruth. Forest Ecology,
Ecosystem and Nutrient Cycling. Dr. Yanai also teaches
Scientific Publication and
and Seminar on Natural Resources Policy and Management
BRYANT, Margaret LSA 470/670 –
Thematic Landscape Design Studio, LSA 652 – Community
Behavioral factors of community design, research methodology,
site inventory and analysis and construction documents
Associate Professor Emeritus (8/2011)
Foundation Design, Landscape Architectural Design, Thematic
Landscape Design, Rural Design. Cheryl is the founding
director, Center for
Community Design Research
Assistant Professor, Public Space.
Visiting Instructor. Foundation
Design, Landscape Architectural Design, The Built & Natural
Visiting Instructor. Art, Culture &
Landscape Architectural Design Studios,
Site Construction , Drainage and Road Layout, Professional
Director, Center for
Community Design Research
Professor Emeritus (12/2010). Landscape
Architectural Design Studio IV, Professional Practice,
Behavioral Factors in Community Design, Capstone Studio
Visiting Instructor. Drawing Studio
Assistant Professor, Urban resilience and water sensitive design
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Paper and Bioprocess Engineering
BUJANOVIC, Biljana Chemistry
of lignocellulosics and new technologies in utilization;
Structure, reactivity, and utilization of lignin and
extractives; Pulping and bleaching; Pulp and paper properties.
Dr Bujanovic also teaches APM153 Computing Methods for Engineers
Sustainable Construction Management and
ANAGNOST, Sue Chair and Asst.
N.C. Brown Center for Ultrastructure
Studies. Wood anatomy, Decay of wood products,
Mycology of indoor air, and Light microscopy, scanning and
transmission electron microscopy.
ERE 770 Biodegradation of Wood;
WPE 376 Decay of Wood Products;
erosion, Rolled erosion control products; Geotextile filtration;
Geosynthetics, Geotechnical engineering; Technical, political,
and social aspects of coir fiber use in India; Public policy
Jane Verostek ,
Jessica Clemmons and
Ruth Owens teach
ANAGNOST, Sue, Chair, SCME. See above.
BARBER, Marcia. Director, Human Resources.
CRANDELL, Laura. Director, Student Activities.
DRUMMER FRANCIS, Raydora. Director, Multicultural Affairs
DUNN, Claire. Director, Communications (formerly News and
FELLOWS, Maureen. Director, Governmental Relations and
LOMBARD, Anne. Dean, Student Life
and Experiential Learning.
ES, see above
and Assistant Provost for Assessment & Academic
SANFORD, Sue. Director, Undergraduate Admissions and
VANDEBURG, Suzette. Assistant Dean, Graduate School
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