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Emeriti Faculty

LAWRENCE P. ABRAHAMSON (1977 - 2010), Senior Research Associate Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management and Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Michigan Technological University, 1964; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1967; Ph.D., 1969; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, 1996

DOUGLAS C. ALLEN (1968 - 2005), Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., University of Maine, 1962; M.S., 1965; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1968

WAYNE G. ALLEN (1979 - 2010), Associate Professor Emeritus, Forest Technology Program of the Forest and Natural Resources Management Department; A.A.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Ranger School), 1979; B.S., Western Maryland College, 1974; M.S., State University of New York College at Potsdam, 1999; President's ESF Public Service Award, 2006

TOM AMIDON (September 1, 2017), Professor Emeritus, Paper and Bioprocess Engineering; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1972; PhD, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1975

WILLIAM R. BENTLEY (1997 - 2003), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S., University of California, 1960; M.F., University of Michigan, 1961; Ph.D., University of California, 1965

BRUCE BONGARTEN (2005 - 2016), Provost/Vice President Academic Affairs Emeritus and Professor Emeritus; B.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1973; Ph.D., Michigan State University

WILLIAM BORGSTEDE (1971 - 2008), Instructional Support Specialist Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; A.A.S., Miner Institute, 1966; A.A.S., State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi, 1970; B.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1975; M.S., Syracuse University, 1978; President’s ESF Quality of Worklife Award, 2003

ROBERT H. BROCK, JR. (1967 - 2002), Professor Emeritus, Environmental Resources Engineering; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1958; M.S., 1959; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1971

RAINER H. BROCKE (1969 - 1998), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Michigan State University, 1955; M.S., 1957; Ph.D., 1970

PAUL M. CALUWE (1969 - 2016) , Chemistry; MS, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1964; PHD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1967

HUGH O. CANHAM (1966 - 2002), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1960; M.S., 1962; Ph.D., 1971

JOHN CASTELLO (December 19, 2017), Professor Emeritus10 Month, Environmental and Forest Biology

ROBERT E. CHAMBERS (1967 - 1995), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1954; M.S., 1956; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1972

GARY E. COLELLA (1986 - 2009), Director of Physical Plant and Facilities Emeritus; A.A.S., Auburn Community College, 1963

JAMES E. COUFAL (1961 - 1997), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; Certificate, State University College of Forestry (Ranger School), 1957; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1960; M.S., 1962; Ed.S., State University of New York at Albany, 1976

PHILLIP J. CRAUL (1968 - 1994), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S.F., Pennsylvania State University, 1954; M.S., 1960; Ph.D., 1964

JUSTIN CULKOWSKI (1978 - 2013), Director of Alumni Relations Emeritus, Alumni Relations; B.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1973; M.B.A., Syracuse University, 1983; NYS/UUP Excellence Award, 1991

GEORGE W. CURRY (1966 - 2010), Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.A., Michigan State University, 1962; B.S., 1965; M.L.A., University of Illinois, 1969

CHAD P. DAWSON (1986 - 2010), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management ; B.S., University of Michigan, 1970; M.P.S., Cornell University, 1979; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1983; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1995

SALVACION de la PAZ (1973 - 1997), Associate Librarian Emeritus, F. Franklin Moon Library; B.S.L.S., University of the Philippines, 1956; M.S.L.S., Simmons College, 1962

DANIEL L. DINDAL (1966 - 1993), Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus; Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S. Ed. and B.S. Agri., Ohio State University, 1958; M.A., 1961; Ph.D., 1967; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1974

CHERYL DOBLE (1993 - 2011), Associate Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; Founding Director of the Center for Community Design Research; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service; ESF President’s Public Service/Community Service Award; ESF Student Associations’ Distinguished Teacher Award.

ELIZABETH A. ELKINS (1973 - 2009), Librarian and Director of College Libraries Emeritus, F. Franklin Moon Library; B.A., Hartwick College, 1968; M.L.S., State University of New York College at Geneseo, 1970; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 1980

JOHN P. FELLEMAN (1973 - 2008), Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; B.C.E., Cornell University, 1966; M.E.C., 1966; N.D.E.A. Fellow, University of North Carolina, 1967; D.P.A., New York University, 1973

MARK P. FENNESSY (1989 - 2010), Director of Business Affairs Emeritus; B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968; M.B.A., 1983

DONALD W. FLOYD (1993 - 2006), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.A., Humboldt State University, 1974; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1976; Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1986

ROBERT FRENCH (December 14, 2016), Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing

ROBERT H. FREY (1977 - 2002), Dean of Instruction and Graduate Studies Emeritus, B.A., Valparaiso University, 1965; M.Ed., Springfield College, 1966; Ed.D., Indiana University, 1973; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, 1997

MIKLÓS A. J. GRÁTZER (1973 - 2000), Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; Forest Engineer, Sopron University; B.Sc., University of British Columbia, 1959; M.S. (R.C.), University of Montana, 1965; Ph.D., 1971; Dr.h.c., Sopron University, 1992

DONALD F. GREENE (1965 - 1978), Registrar Emeritus; A.B., New York State College for Teachers, Albany, 1942; M.S., 1950

DAVID H. GRIFFIN (1968 - 1998), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., State University of New York College of Forestry, 1959; M.A., University of California, 1960; Ph.D., 1963

CHARLES A. HALL (1987 - 2013) Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 1965; M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1966; Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1970; ESF Foundation Award for Exceptional Achievement in Teaching, 2001; SUNY Outstanding Researcher Award, 2006; 100 Outstanding World Scientists of 2004; Matthew R. Simmons/M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education, 2012; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities

MYRNA H. P. HALL (1993 - 2013) Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; B.A., University of Washington, 1967; M.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1995; Director of Center for the Urban Environment

ROBERT B. HANNA (1977 - 2010), Professor Emeritus, Sustainable Construction Management and Engineering; Director,N.C. Brown Center for Ultrastructure Studies; B.S., University of Michigan, 1967; M.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1971; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1973

DAVID L. HANSELMAN (1963 - 1996), Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.S., Cornell University, 1957; M.S., 1958; Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1963

JAMES M. HASSETT (1981 - 2009), Professor Emeritus, Environmental Resources Engineering; Participant, Environmental Science; A.B., Cornell University, 1970; M.S., Syracuse University, 1979; Ph.D., 1988; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1992

RICHARD HAWKS (August 26, 2017), Distinguished Service Professor 12 Month, Landscape Architecture; MLA, Harvard University, 1978

LEE P. HERRINGTON (1965 - 2007), Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S., University of Maine, 1959; M.F., Yale School of Forestry, 1960; Ph.D., Yale University, 1964

JOEL R. HOWARD (1974 - 1997), Assistant Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; Certificate, New York State Ranger School, 1966; B.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1973; M.S., 1978; Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1986; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1988

DIANNE M. JUCHIMEK (1967 - 1997), Associate Librarian Emeritus, F. Franklin Moon Library; B.S., University of Illinois, 1965; M.S.L.S., Syracuse University, 1967

MICHAEL KELLEHER (September 6, 2017), Senior Emeritus Research Associate, Forest and Natural Resources Management; MS, Cornell University, 1985

ROBERT C. KOEPPER (1986 - 2000), Dean of Nonresident Programs Emeritus; Continuing Education; B.A., Concordia Teachers College, 1958; M.A., 1962; Ed.D., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1966

DONALD E. KOTEN (1961 - 1997), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.A., North Central College, 1951; B.S., Oregon State College, 1957; Ph.D., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1966

FRANK E. KURCZEWSKI (1966 - 1999), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology and Curator Emeritus, Insect Museum; B.S., Allegheny College, 1958; M.S., Cornell University, 1962; Ph.D., 1964

GEORGE KYANKA

JACQUELINE E. LA VIE (2005 - 2016), Lecturer, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.A., Bryn Mawr College, 1971; M.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1972; M.B.A., Southern New Hampshire University, 1986

PATRICK J. LAWLER (1990 - 2010), Associate Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; Participant, Environmental Science; B.A., Le Moyne College, 1976; M.A., Syracuse University, 1981

CHARLES N. LEE (1959 - 1995), Professor Emeritus; Environmental Resources Engineering; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1949; B.C.E., Syracuse University, 1957; M.C.E., 1959

ALLEN R. LEWIS (1970 - 2002), Associate Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1959; M.C.P., University of California, Berkeley, 1961

HANNU P. MAKKONEN (1993 - 2003), Senior Research Associate Emeritus, Paper and Bioprocess Engineering; B.Sc., Helsinki University, 1962; M.Sc., 1963; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1974

JACK MANNO (1986 - 2017) Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; BA, Binghamton University, 1975; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1992; PHD, Syracuse University, 2003

FRANK L. MARAVIGLIA (1964 - 1999), Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.S., State University of New York College at Oswego, 1958; M.S., Hofstra University, 1963; NYS/UUP Excellence Award, 1991

CHARLES A. MAYNARD (1980 - 2016) Professor and Director, American Chestnut Research & Restoration Center, Forest and Natural Resources Management; BS, Iowa State University, 1974; MS, Iowa State University, 1977; PHD, Iowa State University, 1980

RICHARD W. MILLER (1966 - 1995), Director Emeritus, Forest Technology Program of the Forest and Natural Resources Management Department; Certificate, State University College of Forestry (Ranger School), 1959; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1956; M.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1984

MYRON J. MITCHELL (1975 - 2014), Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.A., Lake Forest College, 1969; Ph.D., University of Calgary, 1974; ESF Exemplary Researcher Award, 2006

DIETLAND MULLER - SCHWARZE (1973 - 2006), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; Doctorate, Max Planck Institute, 1958 - 1960; Ph.D., University of Freiburg, 1963

JAMES NAKAS (2013) Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S. LeMoyne College, 1968; M.S., Seton Hall University, 1971; PhD. Rutgers University, 1976; SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Contributions to Research

TSUTOMU NAKATSUGAWA (1968 - 2012) Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B. Agric., Tokyo University, 1957; M.S., Iowa State University, 1961; Ph.D., 1964

ROY NORTON (1970 - 2011), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., State University College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1973; Ph.D., 1977

RALPH D. NYLAND (1967 - 2017) Distinguished Service Professor, Forest and Natural Resources Management; BS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1958; MS, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1959; PHD, Michigan State University, 1966

DAVID G. PALMER (1966 - 1995), Professor Emeritus, Forest Engineering; B.S., General Motors Institute, 1962; M.S., Syracuse University, 1964; Ph.D., 1975

JAMES F. PALMER (1980 - 2006), Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.A., University of California, 1972; M.L.A., University of Massachusetts, 1976; Ph.D., 1979

NICK J. PARADISO, JR. (1988 - 1996), Vice President for Administration Emeritus; B.A., Syracuse University, 1965

GUY L. PIROLLA (1979 - 2010), Instructional Support Specialist Emeritus, Chemistry; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1963

WILLIAM F. PORTER (1978 - 2011), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1973; M.S., University of Minnesota, 1976; Ph.D., 1979; 1998 Henry Mosby Award; Distinguished Teacher of the Year, 1998; Distinguished Service Award, 2010; Boone and Crockett Chair of Wildlife Conservation at Michigan State University.

DUDLEY J. RAYNAL (1974 - 2009), Dean of Instruction and Graduate Studies Emeritus; Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Clemson University, 1969; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1974

DAYTON D. REUTER, Professor Emeritus; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985

NORMAN A. RICHARDS (1963 - 1997), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1957; M.S., Cornell University, 1959; Ph.D., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1968

D. ANDREW SAUNDERS (1985 - 2010), Research Associate Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; Associate Director for Educational Outreach, Roosevelt Wild Life Station; B.S., University of Missouri, 1967; M.S., Utah State University, 1970; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999

LELAND R. SCHROEDER (1986 - 2004), Professor Emeritus, Paper and Bioprocess Engineering; A.B., Ripon College, 1960; M.S., Lawrence University (The Institute of Paper Chemistry), 1962; Ph.D., 1965

SUSAN L. SENECAH (1993 - 2011), Associate Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; Participant, Environmental Science; B.S., Bemidji State University, 1972; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1987; Ph.D., 1992; President's ESF Public Service Award, 1999, 2005

WILLIAM M. SHIELDS (1979 - 2014), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; A.B., Rutgers University, 1974; M.S., Ohio State University, 1976; Ph.D., 1979

THOMAS O. SLOCUM (1977 - 2008), Director of Career and Counseling Service Emeritus; B.S., State University of New York College at Brockport, 1967; M.S., State University of New York at Albany, 1968; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service, 1991

RICHARD C. SMARDON (1979 - 2015), Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Environmental Studies; B.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1970; M.L.A., 1973; PH.D., University of California, 1982

LEONARD A. SMITH (1964 - 2006), Associate Professor Emeritus, Sustainable Construction Management and Engineering; B.S., Ch.E., University of Dayton, 1962; M.S., Ch.E., Case Institute of Technology, 1964; Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1972

DAVID J. SODERBERG (1979 - 2014), Director, Information Systems; B.A., State University of New York College at Oneonta, 1975; B.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1979; M.S., Syracuse University, 1991

DENNIS O. STRATTON (1978 - 1997), Director of Admissions and Inter-Institutional Relations Emeritus, Student Affairs and Educational Services; B.S., State University of New York College at Cortland, 1965; M.S., 1966; Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service, 1995

KATHLEEN A. STRIBLEY (1981 - 2010), Professor Emeritus, Landscape Architecture; B.A., University of Michigan, 1973; M.L.A., 1976

WESLEY E. SUHR (1974 - 1988), Associate Professor Emeritus, Forest Technology Program of the Forest and Natural Resources Management Department; B.S., University of Minnesota, 1958; M.S., University of Arizona, 1965

JAMES L. THORPE (1965 - 2000), Research Associate Emeritus, Paper and Bioprocess Engineering; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1965; M.S., 1967

KENNETH TISS (August 19, 2017), Instructor 10 Month, Forest and Natural Resources Management

WILLIAM P. TULLY (1966 - 2002), Provost/Vice President Academic Affairs Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Environmental Resources Engineering; B.S.C.E., Northeastern University, 1964; M.S., C.E., 1966; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1978

JOHN VIEW (1979 - 2016) Financial Aid Compliance Officer and Director of EOP, Student Affairs; BA, ST. LEO COLLEGE, FLORIDA, 1972; MBA, University Of Notre Dame, 1986

DANIEL C. WALTON (1963 - 1991), Professor Emeritus, Chemistry; B.Ch.E., University of Delaware, 1955; Ph.D., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1962

CHUN -JUAN K. WANG (1959 - 1997), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Taiwan University, 1950; M.S., Vassar College, 1952; Ph.D., State University of Iowa, 1955; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1990

CONNIE S. WEBB (1996 - 2009), Vice President for Administration Emeritus; B.A., Syracuse University, 1971; M.S., 1974

ROBERT G. WERNER (1966 - 69) (1970 - 1998), Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Forest Biology; B.S., Purdue University, 1958; M.A., University of California, 1963; Ph.D., Indiana University, 1966

CHRIS WESTBROOK (1989 - 2013), Emeritus Director and Professor, Forest Technology Program of the Forest and Natural Resources Management Department; B.S., UNKNOWN UNIVERSITY; Chancellor’s award for Excellence in Faculty Service; The Phillip J. Haddock Award for Excellence

ROSS S. WHALEY (1984 - 2003), President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; B.S., University of Michigan, 1959; M.S., Colorado State University, 1961; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1969

EDWIN H. WHITE (1980 - 2007), Professor Emeritus, Forest and Natural Resources Management; Director, State University of New York Center for Sustainable and Renewable Energy; Certificate, State University College of Forestry (Ranger School), 1959; B.S., State University College of Forestry at Syracuse University, 1962; M.S., 1964; Ph.D., Auburn University, 1969

JAMES WILLIAMSON (1980 - 2013), Associate Librarian Emeritus, F. Franklin Moon Library; B.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1971; M.L.S., 1973

WILLIAM T. WINTER (1988 - 2015), Professor Emeritus, Chemistry; B.S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 1966; PH.D., 1974