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Abrahamson, Lawrence, Emeritus
BS, Michigan Technological University, 1964; MS, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1967; PHD, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1969; entomology, pathology, pesticides, vegetation management, forest insects
Abrams, Neal, Associate Professor, Associate Chair Chemistry
BS, Ithaca College, 2000; PHD, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, 2005; Inorganic chemistry, material science, renewable energy
Adams, Kim, Director, Tree Pest Information Service
PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2017; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1991; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1994
Amidon, Thomas, Emeritus
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1968; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1972; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1975; biorefinery, fiber properties, paper properties, management, pulping, bleaching, de-inking
Anagnost, Susan, Visiting Professor
BA, Gettysburg College, 1977; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1982; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1990; Director, Tropical Timber Information Center; wood anatomy, wood decay, microscopy
Appleby, Raymond, Director, Pilot Operations
AS, Columbia-Greene Community College, 1980
Auwaerter, John, Research Scientist
BA, Middlebury College, 1987; MA, Cornell University, 1991; MLA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2000; Heritage conservation/historic preservation planning; cultural landscape preservation; conservation design and sustainability; landscape history
Beier, Colin, Associate Professor
BS, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1999; MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, 2002; PHD, University Of Alaska Fairbanks, 2007; forest ecosystem and landscape ecology, social-ecological systems, climate change, ecosystem services, landscape change modeling, resilience, adaptive management, resource governance, applied geoinformatics
Bevilacqua, Eddie, Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
BS, University of Toronto, 1984; MS, University of Toronto, 1987; PHD, University of Toronto, 1998; sampling/inventory, biometrics, forest mensuration, growth and yield modeling, applied statistics, GIS/spatial analysis, forest ecology, landscape ecology, ecological modeling, tree-ring science, quantitative silviculture
Boyer, Gregory, Emeritus
AS, Reedley College, 1973; BA, University Of California-Berkeley, 1975; PHD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980; biochemistry and environmental chemistry, plant and algal biochemistry, chemical ecology and toxins produced by algae. environmental monitoring, including Buoy and ship-based monitoring systems for water quality
Bridgen, Michael, Emeritus
BS, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, 1975; PHD, Michigan State University, 1979; dendrology, aerial photogrammetry, silviculture, and restoration forestry
Briggs, Russell, Director, Div of Env Science, Distinguished Teaching Prof
AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1975; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1979; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1982; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1985; forest ecology, watershed ecology, soils, ecosystem services, watershed management, forest soils, silviculture
Brinkley, Jordan, Organic & Analytical Chemistry Lab Coordinator
MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry,; MS, SUNY ESF, 2008
Bryant, Margaret, Associate Professor & Chair Landscape Architecture
BS, Mississippi State University, 1986; MLA, University Of Georgia, 1993; PHD, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001; Urban sustainability, use of scientific data in land use decision making / planning process, design pedagogy, landscape planning, climate adaptation at local/neighborhood scales
Bujanovic, Biljana, Emeritus
BS, University of Belgrade, 1984; MS, University of Belgrade, 1994; PHD, University of Belgrade, 2000; PHD, Western Michigan University, 2003; chemistry of lignocellulosics and products, lignin structure and reactivity, pulping, bleaching
Burry, William, Emeritus Lecturer
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1974; MA, SUNY College At Cortland, 1999
Caluwe, Paul, Emeritus
MS, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1964; PHD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 1967; organic chemistry, synthetic polymer chemistry
Carter, Emanuel, Associate Professor
BA, Cornell University, 1969; MRP, Cornell University, 1978; City planning / urban design, rural planning & design, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves
Castello, John, Emeritus
BA, Montclair State University, 1973; MS, Washington State University, 1976; PHD, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1978; plant virology, viruses and mycoplasma in urban and forest tree decline, forest pathology, microbiology, insect vectors
Chai, Jiajue, Assistant Professor
BS, Nanjing University, 2006; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2014
418 Jahn Laboratory
jichai@esf.edu
315-470-6830
Chatterjee, Avik, Associate Professor
MS, Cornell University, 1994; PHD, Cornell University, 1996; polymer chemistry, theoretical polymer and physical chemistry
Chatterjee, Siddharth, Associate Professor Emeritus
BT, Indian Institute of Technology - Kharagpur, 1982; MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1985; PHD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1987; transport phenomena, design, simulation, pollution abatement
Ciereck, Christina, Lecturer & Coordinator of Public Speaking Lab
MA, Syracuse University, 2001
105 Marshall Hall
caciereck@esf.edu
Clark, Nan, Library Assistant 2
104 Moon Library
nfclark@esf.edu
Cohen, Jonathan, Associate Professor and Graduate Director
BS, Cornell University, 1994; MS, University Of Connecticut, 1998; PHD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University, 2005; wildlife ecology and management, population and habitat ecology, threatened and endangered species
Crovella, Paul, Associate Professor
BS, Cornell University, 1989; ME, Cornell University, 1990; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2017
Curry, George, Emeritus
BA, Michigan State University, 1962; BS, Michigan State University, 1965; MLA, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign, 1969
Daley, Douglas, Associate Professor & Director of Analytical & Technical Svc
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1982; ME, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1984; water resources, solid and hazardous waste management, ecological engineering, environmental restoration, phytoremediation, bioremediation, soil and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental engineering
Dawson, Chad, Emeritus
PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1983; BS, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1970; MPS, Cornell University, 1979
DeBaise, Janine, Instructor
BA, St Lawrence University, 1982; MA, Syracuse University, 1985
Dibble, Theodore, Professor
BS, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1987; PHD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1992; Redox chemistry of mercury in the environment and in power plants. Chemistry of air pollution, electron beams and combustion.
Diemont, Stewart, Associate Professor
BA, The University Of Texas At Austin, 1991; MS, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1997; PHD, Ohio State University-Main Campus, 2006; systems ecology, ecological engineering, traditional ecological knowledge, Latin America, ecosystem restoration, sustainability analysis, natural wastewater treatment systems and re-use, less-developed countries, agroecology
Doelle, Klaus, Associate Professor
BME, University of Applied Sciences Aalen, 1990; PHD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002; pulp & paper and related environmental topics, design, constructed wetlands,subsurface bioreactors, fossil energy, bioenergy, hydropower, water and waste water treatment, paper recycling, paper development, filler materials, energy savings, renewable energy & processes, engineering, machine & process design.
Dovciak, Martin, Associate Professor
PHD, University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2001; Plant Ecology, Forest Ecosystems, Biodiversity, Global Change,
Downs, Cynthia, Associate Professor
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2004; PHD, University Of Nevada-Reno, 2011; Animal Physiology, ecoimmunology, physiological trade-offs, organismal ecology, scaling, allometry, Ecological and evolutionary consequences of variation in physiological phenotypes
Drew, Joshua, Assistant Professor
BA, Drew University, 1998; MS, SUNY At Albany, 2000; PHD, Boston University, 2008
Driscoll, Mark, Research Associate (Cy)
AA, SUNY College Of Technology At Delhi, 1979; BS, St. John's University-New York, 1982; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1992; environmental chemistry and radiation for environmentally friendly industrial processes
Elniski, Autumn, Senior Research Support Specialist
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2015; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2017; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2023; MS, Syracuse University, 2023
Endreny, Theodore, Professor
BS, Cornell University, 1990; MS, North Carolina State University At Raleigh, 1996; MA, Princeton University, 1998; PHD, Princeton University, 1999; water resources engineering, ecological engineering, stream restoration, urban watersheds, lesser-developed countries
Engelman, Heather, Instructional Support Technician
MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1995; Instructional Equipment Loans, Computing Support (FNRM), Women in Scientific and Environmental (WiSE) Professions Speaker Series, ESF's Take our Kids to Work Day Program
190 Baker Laboratory
engelman@esf.edu
315-470-4752
Ettinger, Terry, Emeritus
BS, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1981; MS, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1984
Farrell, John, Professor and Director, Thousand Island Bio Station
BS, Cornell University, 1987; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1991; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1998; aquatic ecology, fisheries science & management, freshwater coastal wetlands, St. Lawrence River studies & Great Lakes, invasive species, restoration
Fernando, Danilo, Associate Professor
BS, Benguet State University, 1983; MS, University of The Philippines, 1986; PHD, University of Alberta, 1996; plant structure and development, reproductive biology of conifers, pollen transformation, genomics and proteomics of pine pollen tube development, willow flowering and tissue culture, genetic diversity of rare and endangered ferns, and plant evolution, diversity and conservation.
Fierke, Melissa, Professor
AA, North Arkansas College, 1988; BS, Arkansas Tech University, 1998; MS, Oregon State University, 2002; PHD, University Of Arkansas Main Campus, 2006; forest entomology, forest ecology, invasive forest pests, insect-tree interactions, tree defenses
Fleming, Robert, Instructional Support Assistant
AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1996
Fogden, Julie, Instructional Support Associate
BFA, SUNY College At New Paltz, 2013; AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2018; Invasive species, native plant ecology, ethnobotany
257 Ranger School Rd Ranger School
jfogden@esf.edu
315-848-2566
Follett, Donna, Library Business Manager
AAS, Onondaga Community College, 1980; BS, Syracuse University, 2006; MLIS, Syracuse University, 2011
Frair, Jacqueline, Professor and Director, Roosevelt Wildlife Station
BS, Cornell University, 1994; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1999; PHD, University of Alberta, 2005; wildlife ecology and management, ecology of large herbivores and predators, animal movements, resource selection, population demography, quantitative methods in conservation, landscape ecology
Francis, Raymond, Research Associate
BAS, University of Toronto, 1982; PHD, University of Toronto, 1987; bioenergy, chemical engineering, pulping
Germain, Rene, Professor
BS, University Of Vermont And State Agricultural Colle, 1983; MBA, Boston University, 1988; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1997; forest management and operations, logging costs, watershed management, sustainable forestry systems
Gibbs, James, Distinguished Professor
BS, University Of Maine, 1986; MA, University Of Missouri-Columbia, 1988; PHD, Yale University, 1995; herpetology, vertebrate conservation biology, genetics and ecology in birds, reptiles and amphibians, songbirds, giant tortoise, statistics, wildlife population monitoring, galapagos islands, conservation biology, ecological monitoring, population genetics, applied demography, undergraduate conservation education
Giner, Jose, Associate Professor
BA, Brandeis University, 1979; MA, Brandeis University, 1980; PHD, Stanford University, 1990; organic and natural products chemistry, sterol synthesis, natural products
Hai, Paul, Assoc Director, NFI for Conservation and Leadership Training
BS, University Of Houston, 1989; MPS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2000
Hall, Charles, Emeritus
BA, Colgate University, 1965; MS, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, 1966; PHD, University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1970; 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
Hart, Rebecca, Administrative Assistant 1
Hassett, John, Emeritus
BS, University Of Maryland-College Park, 1971; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974; PHD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; environmental chemistry, aquatic chemistry
Hirsch, Paul, Associate Professor
BS, Cornell University, 1994; MS, University Of Georgia, 2003; PHD, Georgia Institute Of Technology-Main Campus, 2008; integrative thinking and problem-solving, water planning, biodiversity conservation, science-policy interface, environmental thought and ethics, policy analysis, public participation and decision-making, environmental valuation, complexity, participant-observation and survey methods, discourse analysis, environmental policy, climate governance, policy science divide
Hoffman, Robin, Emeritus
BLA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1982; MLA, University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign, 1985; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1997
Horton, Thomas, Emeritus
BA, Humboldt State University, 1986; MA, San Francisco State University, 1992; PHD, University Of California-Berkeley, 1997; mycorrhizal plant ecology, molecular ecology, ecology, fungal communities, mycology, fire ecology
Hussein, Rafaat, Emeritus
BS, El-Azhar University, 1974; ME, Concordia University, 1978; PHD, Concordia University, 1980; Environmental sustainability and protection; climate change; hazardous wastes management and transport; water resources; sustainable agriculture and infrastructure systems; risk and vulnerability assessment, analysis and management; expert & knowledge-based systems; occupational and environmental management, safety and auditing; bio-based materials and products; applied sustainable construction.
Iribarne, Jose, Adjunct Instructor
BS, Universidad de Chile, 1986; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1995; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1999
Ivanov, Ivan, Director of the Michael Szwarc Polymer Research Institute & Professor
MS, Sofia University, 1979; PHD, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 1986; synthesis and characterization of dendrimers, hyperbranched, and other nanostructured polymers, polymer chemistry, "green" chemistry, polymer synthesis through biocatalysis, biomaterials
Johnston, Mariann, Professor and Director of Ranger School
BS, Colorado State University, 1986; MS, University Of Idaho, 1993; PHD, University Of Idaho, 2003; forest ecology, soils, biogeochemistry, forest health, silviculture
Karker, Karen, Instructional Support Specialist
MS, Syracuse University, 1993
Kelleher, Michael, Emeritus
BS, Cornell University, 1984; MS, Cornell University, 1985
Kieber, David, Emeritus
BS, Rutgers The State University Central Office, 1980; MS, University Of Delaware, 1983; PHD, University Of Miami, 1988; environmental chemistry, aquatic organic chemistry, aquatic photochemistry, chemical oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, marine microbial ecology, polar research
Kiernan, Diane, Emeritus Assistant Professor
AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1979; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2000; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2003; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2007; growth and yield modeling, statistical analysis
Kimmerer, Robin, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1975; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978; PHD, University Of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982; plant restoration ecology, bryology, bryoecology, restoration ecology, ethnobotany, conservation biology and bryophyte ecology, traditional ecological knowledge
King, Maren, Emeritus Associate Professor
BALA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1978; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2002; Community and urban design; site design; participatory research, planning and design; participatory action research; behavioral factors in community design
Kloster, Danielle, Assistant Professor
MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2014; PHD, University Of Connecticut, 2020; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry,; human dimensions of natural resources, sustainable energy, and the bioeconomy, environmental education
Kroll, Charles, Professor
BS, Tufts University, 1987; MS, Tufts University, 1989; PHD, Cornell University, 1996; stochastic and deterministic hydrology, environmental modeling, water resource systems engineering, ecological engineering, urban forestry, drought assessment, environmental systems engineering, stochastic and deterministic modeling, risk assessment, coupled human and natural systems
Kuehn, Diane, Emeritus Associate Professor
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1987; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1989; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2002; social and recreational dimensions, ecotourism and nature tourism, recreation management and research
Leopold, Donald, Distinguished Teaching Professor
BS, University Of Kentucky, 1978; MS, University Of Kentucky, 1981; PHD, Purdue University-Main Campus, 1984; forest and freshwater wetland ecology, conservation, and restoration, peatland ecology and conservation, local and regional controls of species richness and rarity, dynamics of plant communities as affected by man and environment, management for unique communities and rare species, dendrology, native plants, restoration ecology, rare species conservation
Limburg, Karin, Distinguished Professor
BA, Vassar College, 1977; MS, University Of Florida, 1981; PHD, Cornell University, 1994; riverine fish and estuarine ecology, fisheries ecology, watershed ecology, systems ecology, ecological economics, fisheries and ecosystem science, coupled human-natural systems, biogeochemistry, fisheries ecology, ecosystem ecology, biogeochemical tracers, modeling
Limpert, Christina, Instructor
PHD, Syracuse University, 2013; Gender, schooling, and popular culture, urban community engagement and advocacy, youth climate activism, ethnographic and participatory action research, environmental cinema studies, environmental dimensions of violence and militarization, social media and public perceptions of environmental threats and ecosystem health
Linehan, Cariann, Administrative Assistant 1
AA, Bryant And Stratton College-Main Syracuse,
Liu, Shijie, Professor
BS, Sichuan University, 1982; PHD, University of Alberta, 1992; bioengineering, fermentation, kinetics, separation, pulping, bleaching, fiber properties, sustainability, biofuel, renewable chemicals, biomaterials
302 Walters Hall
sliu@esf.edu
315-470-6501
Luzadis, Valerie, Professor
BS, Cornell University, 1983; MS, Cornell University, 1990; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1997; ecological economics, ecosystem services, policy, social and recreational dimensions, forest management for renewable energy, watershed management, natural resources policy and values, sustainable development, renewable energy, participatory decision-making
Malmsheimer, Robert, Distinguished Teaching Professor
BLA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1986; JD, Union University, 1989; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1999; Forest carbon accounting policies, biomass energy and biofuels policies, forest management for renewable energy, climate policies
Mao, Huiting, Professor and Associate Chair
BS, Nanjing University, 1989; MS, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1992; PHD, SUNY At Albany, 1999; environmental chemistry, atmospheric chemistry, air quality, regional to global budgets of trace gases, long range transport, continental export, climate change.
McGee, Gregory, Associate Professor
BS, Allegheny College, 1987; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1993; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1998; ecology, management and restoration of forest ecosystems; STEM education
McHale, Patrick, Instructional Support Specialist
AAS, Onondaga Community College, 1987; BS, SUNY College At Oswego, 1991; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1996
McNulty, Stacy, Associate Director of Research
BA, SUNY College At Geneseo, 1994; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1997; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2023; forest and wildlife ecology, plant and animal relationships, phenology, long-term system dynamics, biodiversity conservation, field stations, Biosphere Reserves, and relationships of human land use planning, recreation, policy and management to ecosystem function.
Melnyczuk, Stephanie, Administrative Assistant 1
ASS, Onondaga Community College, 1981
Meyer, Robert, Professor
BSF, University Of Washington-Seattle Campus, 1962; MF, University Of Washington-Seattle Campus, 1964; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1967
Millar, Richard, Adjunct Professor
BE, Carleton University, 1968; MS, Carleton University, 1970; MS, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, 1984; DSC, George Washington University, 2008
Miller, Anthony, Emeritus
AAS, CUNY Borough Of Manhattan Community College, 1970; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1972; BLA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1973; MA, Syracuse University, 2007
Mitchell, Myron, Emeritus
BA, Lake Forest College, 1969; PHD, University of Calgary, 1974; biogeochemistry, environmental energetics
Moore, Douglas, Technical Service Manager, College Libraries
MSIS, SUNY At Albany, 2010
109-3 Moon Library
dmoore@esf.edu
315-470-6723
Moran, Sharon, Associate Professor
BA, Boston University, 1981; MS, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, 1989; PHD, Clark University, 2000; environmental policy, human dimensions of water/wastewater issues, political ecology, environment-society relations, green and innovative technologies, environmental issues in post-communist countries, qualitative research methods, gender and nature, sustainability indicators, emergent technologies, environmental justice, ethical frameworks in public policy
Mountrakis, Giorgos, Professor
MSC, University Of Maine, 2000; PHD, University Of Maine, 2004; geographic information systems, remote sensing, spatiotemporal analysis, land cover land use change, climate change, biogeography, coupled human and natural systems
Murphy, Cornelius, Emeritus
BA, Saint Michaels College, 1966; PHD, Syracuse University, 1970
Newman, David, Professor
BS, University Of California-Berkeley, 1977; MS, Duke University, 1985; PHD, Duke University, 1986; Forest resource economics and policy, resource and environmental economics, tax policy
Newman, Lee, Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry
AA, Atlantic Cape Community College, 1982; BS, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey, 1987; MS, Rutgers The State University Central Office, 1989; PHD, Rutgers The State University Central Office, 1993; phytoremediation, molecular and cellular biology, horticultural therapy, food and health
117 Jahn Laboratory
lanewman@esf.edu
315-470-4937
Nowak, Christopher, Professor 12 Months and Chair of FNRM
AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1979; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1985; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1986; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1992; vegetation management, silviculture and forest ecology, production ecology and plant ecophysiology, invasive exotic plant control, biogeography and cultural landscapes, sustainable management and certification systems
Owens, Ruth, Associate Librarian
BS, Colorado State University, 2008; MLIS, Syracuse University, 2010
Parker, Andrea, Associate Professor
BS, Michigan State University, 2003; MS, Texas A&M University, 2006; PHD, Texas A&M University, 2010; environmental communication; science and technology communication; wildlife conservation and policy; climate change mitigation and adaptation discourse and decision-making; environmental advocacy; environmental and natural resources conflict management; qualitative and critical methods; program evaluation methods; conflict; public participation; energy;wildlife management
Parry, Dylan, Associate Professor
BS, University of Alberta, 1991; MS, University of Alberta, 1994; PHD, Michigan State University, 2000; Biological invasion, climate change, and conservation, primarily in the context of insects in forested ecosystems.
Potteiger, Matthew, Professor
BS, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, 1978; MLA, University Of California-Berkeley, 1982; Sustainable and socially just food systems; cultural landscape practices; theory and practices of using narratives in landscape interpretation and design
Quackenbush, Lindi, Interim Vice President for Research
BS, University of Melbourne, 1994; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1998; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2004; geospatial information systems, spatial measurements, remote sensing and image processing, particularly focused on spatial techniques for both urban and forest classification, spatial analysis
Ramarao, Bandaru, Professor and Chair of Chemical Engineering
BS, University of Madras, 1980; MS, Clarkson University, 1982; PHD, Clarkson University, 1985; chemical engineering, separation processes, adsorption, chromatography, filtration, membrane, depth filtration, columns, cellulosic materials, lignocellulosics separations, hydrolysis, papermaking, paper physics.
Reeder, Daniel, Guest Critic in LA studio courses
BA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1986; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2003
Ringler, Neil, Emeritus Associate Provost
BS, California State University-Long Beach, 1967; MS, Oregon State University, 1970; PHD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1975; fish ecology and behavior, foraging behavior of fishes, salmon reproduction, vertebrate anatomy, aquatic insect ecology, stream ecology and management, aquatic and fisheries restoration, aquatic entomology
Roopnarine, Darshini, Director of ESF Open Academy
MSW, Syracuse University, 2006; PHD, Syracuse University, 2013
Rundell, Rebecca, Associate Professor
BS, Cornell University, 1996; MS, University Of Chicago, 2004; PHD, University Of Chicago, 2008; evolutionary biology, conservation biology, speciation, adaptive and nonadaptive radiations, biogeography, phylogenetics, systematics, Pacific island radiations and biodiversity conservation, land snails, marine/aquatic microscopic invertebrates
Savage, James, Professor
AAS, Paul Smiths College Of Arts And Science, 1984; BA, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1986; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1990; Dendrology, Forest Recreation, Environmental Interpretation, Forest Technology Education
Schirmer, Charles, Instructional Support Specialist
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1991; plant, soil and water analysis
Schulz, Kimberly, Associate Professor
BA, Cornell University, 1990; PHD, University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1996; nutrient and exotic species effects on aquatic ecosystems, ecological stoichiometry, aquatic community and ecosystem ecology, bioenergetics, nutrient cycling, lower food web studies, great lakes, finger lakes, plankton, limnology, aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry, invasive species
Scott, Gary, Professor and Director of Division of Engineering
BS, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1987; MS, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1991; PHD, University Of Wisconsin Colleges, 1993; biotechnology, bioprocess engineering, paper machine operations, recycling, modeling
Selfa, Theresa, Professor and Chair
BA, Whitman College, 1984; MCP, University Of California-Berkeley, 1992; PHD, Cornell University, 2001; Environmental Governance; Politics of Agri-Food and Energy Systems; Livelihood Impacts of Land Use Change; International Development and Social Change; Environmental Certification and Labelling; Latin America and US
Shaker, Richard, Assistant Professor
BS, University Of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 2004; CAS, University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2005; MS, University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007; PHD, University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2011; Environmental & sustainability indicators; Sustainable development; Landscape ecology; Global change; Ecological restoration; Applied statistics; Spatial analysis & modeling
Shaw, Stephen, Professor
BS, Cornell University, 2000; MS, Cornell University, 2005; PHD, Cornell University, 2009; hydroclimatology, water resources engineering, ecohydrology in a changing climate, water resources, climate change, hydrology, systems modeling, stormwater management
Sheehan, Kit, Advisor/Curriculum Assistant/CLBS Academic Program Coordinat
AAS, Onondaga Community College, 1999; BS, SUNY College At Brockport, 2002; MS, University Of Maine, 2005
Shields, William, Emeritus
BA, Rutgers The State University Central Office, 1974; MS, Ohio State University-Main Campus, 1976; PHD, Ohio State University-Main Campus, 1979; animal behavior, evolution and genetics, evolution of animal communication and dispersal systems, effects of genetic constraints on the evolution of social behavior, sociobiology and behavioral ecology, the use of DNA in identity testing and conservation biology, the interface between science and the law, conservation theory, behavior in birds and mammals, forensic DNA analysis
241 Illick Hall
wshields@esf.edu
Smardon, Richard, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus
BS, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1970; MLA, University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1973; wetland assessment and management, landscape management policy, public participation and decision-making, sustainable development, eco-tourism, biosphere reserve management
Smith, Matthew, Director of College Libraries
MSIS, SUNY At Albany, 2005
102 Moon Library
msmith52@esf.edu
Smith, William, Professor and Director, Wood Utilization Service
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1976; MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1978; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1983; wood drying and moisture relations, wood preservation and protection, manufacturing and processing, wood properties and utilization, marketing
Sonnenfeld, David, Emeritus
BA, University Of Oregon, 1973; MA, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1991; PHD, University Of California-Santa Cruz, 1996; environmental sociology; comparative environmental politics; sustainable transitions; water governance; East and Southeast Asia, Middle East, Latin America and Caribbean; field, historical and mixed research methods
214 Baker Laboratory
dsonn@esf.edu
315-470-4931
Stavenhagen, Werner, Instructor
MA, La Sierra University, 1997; PHD, Syracuse University, 2015; Environmental Rhetoric, Environmental Literacy, Contemplative Pedagogy
Stehman, Stephen, Distinguished Teaching Professor
BS, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, 1979; MS, Oregon State University, 1982; PHD, Cornell University, 1990; Environmental sampling, map accuracy assessment, sampling strategies for land cover monitoring
Stella, John, Professor
BA, Yale University, 1988; MS, University Of California-Berkeley, 1998; PHD, University Of California-Berkeley, 2005; riparian and stream ecology, restoration ecology, watershed management, ecological modeling, tree-ring science, river restoration, arid-land and Mediterranean ecosystems
Stipanovic, Arthur, Emeritus
BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1975; polymer chemistry, biopolymers, biodegradable polymers, characterization, rheology
Storrings, Mark, Instructional Support Specialist
BA, SUNY College At Oswego, 1986; MPS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2002
Storrings, Deborah, Instructional Support Specialist
MA, SUNY College At Oswego, 1995; PHD, Syracuse University, 2005; BS, Columbia College,
Tao, Wendong, Professor
BS, Shaanxi Normal University, 1984; MSC, Beijing Normal University, 1990; PHD, University of British Columbia, 2006; Ecological engineering and sustainable wastewater treatment (Constructed wetland, gravel biofilter, anammox-based nitrogen removal processes); Resource recovery from bioresidues (anaerobic digestion, solid-liquid separation, struvite recovery, ammonia recovery)
Teale, Stephen, Professor and Chair of Environmental Biology
BAS, The College Of Saint Rose, 1980; MS, University Of Kansas Main Campus, 1983; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1990; forest entomology, insect behavior, pheromones of forest insects, insect ecology, pest management, chemical ecology, evolution of pheromone communications
Teece, Mark, Associate Professor
BS, University of Bristol, 1990; PHD, University of Bristol, 1994; environmental chemistry, food web biochemistry, stable isotope biogeochemistry, coral, stable isotopes, metabolomics, biogeochemistry
Thompson, Jeremy, Instructor
AAS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1997
Vaverchak, Gregory, Assistant Professor
AS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2002; AS, Broome Community College, 2003; BS, Paul Smiths College Of Arts And Science, 2006; MS, SUNY Potsdam, 2016; arboriculture, forest management
Verostek, Jane, Librarian
AA, Onondaga Community College, 1990; BS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 1992; MLS, Syracuse University, 1996; CAS, Syracuse University, 2008; MA, Syracuse University, 2018
Volk, Timothy, Professor and Associate Chair
BS, University of Guelph, 1986; MS, Cornell University, 1990; PHD, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2002; biomass and bioenergy, agroforestry, phytoremediation, management and sustainability of short rotation woody crops, life cycle analysis
Wagner, John, Professor and Associate Chair
BS, Washington State University, 1981; MS, University Of Idaho, 1984; PHD, Colorado State University, 1990; forest resource and environmental economics, ecosystem services, policy, quantitative silviculture, forest management and operations, operations research, simulation
Walker-Kopp, Nancy, Instructional Support Specialist
MS, SUNY College Of Environmental Science And Forestry, 2001
Weir, Alexander, Professor
BS, University of Bradford, 1986; PHD, University of New Castle Upon Tyne, 1997; conservation mycology, fungal biodiversity and conservation, fungal-arthropod interactions, biology of parasites and symbionts, systematics and evolutionary biology of fungi, fungi and humans, biology of parasites and symbionts
Whipps, Christopher, Director, SUNY Center for Applied Microbiology and Professor
BS, University of Victoria, 1997; PHD, Oregon State University, 2004; fish parasites and diseases, wildlife diseases, parasitology, microbiology, taxonomy, molecular systematics, diagnostics, parasites as biological tags and ecological indicators, epidemiology and control of pathogens of ecological and veterinary importance, evolution and biology of disease causing organisms in animal populations using molecular systematics
Whitmore, Benette, Assistant Professor
BA, Queen's University, 1977; MA, Syracuse University, 1980; PHD, Syracuse University, 2011; digital storytelling, filmmaking, screenwriting, creative responses to the environment, public relations management, science education
Yanai, Ruth, Distinguished Professor
BA, Yale University, 1981; MS, Yale University, 1985; PHD, Yale University, 1990; Multiple-element limitation in northern hardwood ecosystems, quantifying uncertainty in ecosystem studies, and REDD+ carbon accounting for climate mitigation
Zhang, Lianjun, Emeritus Professor
BS, Shandong Agricultural University, 1982; MS, University Of Idaho, 1987; PHD, University Of Idaho, 1990; MS, University Of Idaho, 1991; forest biometrics, growth and yield modeling, spatial statistics and modeling, quantitative silviculture