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ALLEN, Douglas C., Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Michigan. Forest entomology; ecology of northern hardwood defoliators; insect pests of sugar maple; host/parasite interactions; impacts of insects on growth and quality of northern hardwoods. 315-470-6743  
BREZNER, Jerome, Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Missouri, 1959. Insect physiology-pest management; mitochondrial oxidation in insect flight muscle; insecticide residue analysis and pest management assessment; aquatic insect biology. 315-470-6743  
BROCKE, Rainer, H., Professor Emeritus. PhD, Michigan State University, 1970. Bioenergetics, ecology and management of endangered wildlife species; game management on private lands. 315-470-6743  
CASTELLO, John, Professor Emeritus
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
CHAMBERS, Robert E., Professor Emeritus. PhD, Ohio State University, 1972. Wildlife ecology; population-habitat relationships; integrated timber and wildlife management; predator-prey relationships; game, non-game and endangered species. 315-470-6743  
DINDAL, Daniel L., Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus. PhD, Ohio State University, 1967. Soil ecology, microcommunity structure of soil invertebrates; relationships of soil biota to soil micromorphology; evaluation of natural and human influenced soil systems; functional ecology of symbiotic relationships in terrestrial microcommunities. 315-470-6743  
HALL, Charles, Professor Emeritus, PhD, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1970; MS, Pennsylvania State University, 1966; systems ecology, meaning synthetic studies of populations and ecosystems, including studies of fish migrations, estuaries, tropical land use change and energetics of both natural and human-dominated ecosystems. Emphasis on measuring and modeling human-dominated ecosystems and geographic modeling as well as biophysical and ecological economics, GIS, energy, general systems thinking, coupled human and natural systems 315-470-6743
GRIFFIN, David H., Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of California, 1963. Mycology and physiology; growth and development of fungi; physiology of parasitism. 315-470-6743  
KURCZEWSKI, Frank E., Professor Emeritus. PhD, Cornell University, 1964. Insect taxonomy, morphology and behavior; systematics and comparative behavior of predatory wasps; host/parasite relationships of Hymenoptera, Diptera. 315-470-6743  
MANION, Paul D., Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Minnesota, 1967. Forest and shade tree pathology; epidemiology of forest and urban tree disease. 315-470-6783
MITCHELL, Myron J., Distinguished Professor Emeritus; BA, Lake Forest College, 1969; PHD, University of Calgary, 1974 315-470-6766
MULLER-SCHWARZE, Dietland., Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Freiburg. Animal behavioral ecology; vertebrate communication; pheromones and chemical ecology 315-470-6803  
NAKAS, James, Professor Emeritus.
PhD, Rutgers The State University Central , 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
RAYNAL, Dudley J., Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Illinois, 1974. Plant population and community dynamics; influences of stress and disturbance on forest ecosystems; systematic botany. 315-470-6599  
SCHAEDLE, Michail, Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of California-Berkeley, 1964. Plant physiology; photosynthetic processes in stem tissues and isolated cells; uptake and utilization of mineral elements. 315-470-6743  
SHIELDS, William, Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; BA, Rutgers University, 1974; MS, Ohio State University, 1976; PhD, Ohio State University, 1979 315-470-6771
TANENBAUM, Stuart W., Collegewide Professor Emeritus. PhD, Columbia University, 1951. Microbial biochemistry; microbial ecology; bioconversions; molecular effects of natural cytotoxins. 315-470-6850  
TURNER, Scott, Professor Emeritius. PhD, University of Colorado, 1982; MS, Colorado State University, 1979; BA, University of California, 1976; Philosophy; Department of Zoology and Entomology, Dissertation title: The relationship between heat exchange and blood flow in reptiles. Advisor: Dr C R Tracy.    
VALENTINE, Fredrick A., Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Wisconsin, 1957. Forest genetics and tree improvement; population and quantitative genetics of natural and urban tree populations with emphasis on wood properties and on insect and tree disease resistance. 315-470-6743  
VANDRUFF, Larry W., Professor Emeritus. PhD, Cornell University, 1970. Wildlife biology and management; ecology of wildlife in urban and urbanizing areas; population ecology of the gray squirrel and mallard duck; environmental impacts on local and regional mammalian populations. 315-470-6803  
WANG, Chun-Juan, Professor Emeritus. PhD, University of Iowa, 1955. Mycology; ecology, taxonomy and ultrastructure of microfungi. Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990. 315-470-6911
WERNER, Robert G., Professor Emeritus. PhD, Indiana University, 1966. Fish ecology; ecology of early life history stages of fishes; aquaculture; limnology; fish movements; foraging behavior of fishes; ichthyology.  315-470-6743