University of Vermont

Faculty Directory

* denotes Graduate Faculty in RSENR

Rubenstein School Faculty
Name/Bio Title Contact
Carol Adair*
Assistant Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Global climate change, ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry
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Katharine Anderson (Kit)
Senior Lecturer
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Nature-society relationships, cultural geography, ethnobotany, traditional storytelling, contemplative practices in higher education
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William Bowden (Breck)*
Professor, Patrick Chair of Watershed Science & Planning
Instructional program: Environmental Sciences
Research: Watershed science & management, arctic system science
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Anthony D'Amato (Tony)*
Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Silviculture, forest ecology, forest management
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Cecilia Danks*
Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies, Forestry
Research: Environmental policy, sustainable forestry, community forestry, climate change mitigation, forest carbon markets, woody biomass energy
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Therese Donovan (Terri)*
Research Associate Professor, Assistant Unit Leader of VT Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Instructional program: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Landscape ecology, wildlife population modeling, adaptative management
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Jon Erickson*
Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies; Natural Resources; Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Research: Ecological economics, sustainable development, systems modeling
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Brendan Fisher*
Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies, Natural Resources
Research: Ecosystem services, ecological/environmental economics, natural resource management, poverty & human health, behavioral economics and sustainability
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Gillian Galford*
Research Assistant Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Land-cover and land-use change, remote sensing, ecosystems ecology, ecosystems modeling, biogeochemistry, environmental sustainability
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Clare Ginger*
Associate Professor, Director of Natural Resources Program
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Environmental policy, watershed/forest planning, organization studies
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Rachelle Gould*
Assistant Professor
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Environmental values, well-being, Cultural Ecosystem Services, environmental learning, human behavior, policy, diversity, equity
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Gary Hawley
Research Associate
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Forestry
Research: Cold tolerance, genetic diversity & physiological adaptation of forest trees; demonstration of high performance green buildings
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Jeffrey Hughes*
Associate Professor, Joint Appointment in Plant Biology
Instructional programs: Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Forestry ecology
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Zachary Ispa-Landa
Lecturer
Instructional program: Natural Resources
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Adrian Ivakhiv*
Professor
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Ecophilosophy, ecomedia, cultural studies, landscape & identity
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David Kaufman
Senior Lecturer, Director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Program
Instructional program: Parks, Recreation and Tourism
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William Keeton (Bill)*
Professor, Director of Forestry Program
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Forestry
Research: Forest ecology and dynamic; climate, forest carbon & energy; sustainable forestry
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Matthew Kolan*
Senior Lecturer, Director of M.S. Concentration in Leadership for Sustainability
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Ecological & holistic approaches to leadership, learning, and change; diversity, power, privilege; whole systems thinking; field ecology
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Walter Kuentzel*
Professor
Instructional programs: Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Natural Resources
Research: Natural resource sociology, recreation & leisure behavior
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Suzanne Levine*
Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Limnology, paleoecology, water resources
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Robert Manning*
Professor, Steven Rubenstein Professor of Environment and Natural Resources, Director of Park Studies Laboratory, University Scholar
Instructional program: Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Research: Parks, wilderness, environmental ethics
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Ellen Marsden*
Professor, Director of Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program
Instructional program: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Fisheries ecology, fish behavior, aquatic invasive species
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David Massell
Professor, History Department, Interim Director of the Environmental Program
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Environmental history, Canada, U.S., North American Indian
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Nancy Mathews*
Professor, Dean of the Rubenstein School
Instructional programs: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Natural Resources
Research: Wildlife ecology, conservation biology, civic engagement, community engaged scholarship
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Michael McDonald
Lecturer
Instructional program: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
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James Murdoch (Jed)*
Associate Professor
Instructional program: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Wildlife ecology, conservation biology
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Patricia O'Kane (Trish)
Lecturer
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies, Natural Resources
Research: Community organizing, environmental and social justice, environmental education, ornithology & conservation, environmental journalism, public health benefits of nature-watching and birding
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Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne
Research Associate, Director of Spatial Analysis Lab
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Geospatial technology, urban tree canopy assessment, wildlife habitat mapping, land cover change detection, community health, water quality modeling
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Bindu Panikkar
Assistant Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies, Natural Resources
Research: Environmental health, community based research, environmental policy, natural resources, Arctic environment and health, environmental health social movements, environmental justice
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Richard Paradis (Rick)
Lecturer, Manager of UVM Natural Areas, Director of Natural Areas Center
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Natural areas management & ecological restoration, land conservation, alpine & arid lands ecology & management, natural history, conservation biology
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Donna Parrish*
Research Professor, Unit Leader of VT Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
Instructional program: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Fisheries ecology
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Walter Poleman*
Senior Lecturer, Director of GreenHouse Residential Learning Community
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Landscape analysis, place-based education, land conservation, social-ecological systems science
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Jennifer Pontius*
Research Assistant Professor, Director of Environmental Sciences Program
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Forest health, remote sensing, GIS modeling
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Taylor Ricketts*
Professor, Director of Gund Institute for Ecological Economics
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Community & landscape ecology, ecosystem services, ecological economics, conservation biology, environmental policy, pollination ecology, biogeography, linking research & conservation communities
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Joe Roman*
Research Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Natural Resources
Research: Biodiversity, biological invasions, conservation biology, ecosystem services, marine ecology, marine mammals
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Eric Roy
Assistant Professor (Joining us January 2016)
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Nutrient biogeochemistry & management, ecological engineering & design, aquatic ecology, food systems, material flow analysis
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Amy Seidl
Lecturer, Interim Associate Director of the Environmental Program
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Sustainability science, climate change, environmental communication
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Mary Sisock*
Extension Assistant Professor
Instructional program: Forestry
Research: Use & management of private forests, forest owner education, intergenerational land transfer, collaboration, social network analysis
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Kristine Stepenuck (Kris)*
Extension Assistant Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources
Research: Watershed science, citizen science, community engagement
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Jennie C. Stephens*
Associate Professor, Blittersdorf Professor of Sustainability Science & Policy
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Research: Energy-climate transitions, social dynamics of energy system change, renewable energy, smart grid, gender & energy, decarbonization, stakeholder engagement in climate modeling
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Jason Stockwell*
Associate Professor, Director of Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory
Instructional program: Environmental Sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Research: Aquatic ecology
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Patricia Stokowski*
Professor
Instructional programs: Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Natural Resources
Research: Sense of place, community tourism development, outdoor recreation behavior
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Allan Strong*
Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development
Instructional programs: Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Natural Resources
Research: Avian ecology, conservation biology, landscape ecology
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Christine Vatovec*
Research Assistant Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Studies, Natural Resources
Research: Human health & the environment, socio-ecological consequences of medical care, health benefits of nature contact, ethnographic methods
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Curtis Ventriss (Curt)*
Professor, University Scholar
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Public policy, political science, public administration
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Brian Voigt*
Research Assistant Professor
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Modeling, analyzing, quantifying land use change; ecosystem service assessment & valuation; quantitative spatial analysis
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Kimberly Wallin*
Research Associate Professor, Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Instructional programs: Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Forest ecosystem health, climate change, terrestrial food webs, entomology, invasive species, biodiversity
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Deane Wang*
Associate Professor
Instructional programs: Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Sustainability education, landscape ecology, watershed biogeochemistry, forest biogeochemistry
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Justin Waskiewicz
Lecturer
Instructional programs: Forestry, Natural Resources
Research: Dynamics, structure & silviculture of mixed-species stands, wildlife habitat, ecosystem restoration, pine & oak species
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Eva Wollenberg (Lini)*
Research Associate Professor
Instructional program: Natural Resources
Research: Climate change & land use, natural resource governance, agriculture-forest landscapes
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Frank Zelko
Associate Professor, History Department
Instructional program: Environmental Studies
Research: Global environmental history, history of environmentalism, ideas about nature, animal studies
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Faculty with Secondary Appointments
Name/Bio Title Contact
Lisa Aultman-Hall*
Professor in School of Engineering /Transportation Research Center email
Robert Bartlett
Gund Professor of the Liberal Arts email
Paul Bierman*
Professor in Geology and Natural Resources email
Lisa Chase*
Extension Associate Professor/Director, Vermont Tourism Research Center email
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux*
Professor in Department of Geography email
Joshua Farley*
Associate Professor in Department of Community Development & Applied Economics email
Brian Lee
Assistant Professor in School of Engineering /Transportation Research Center email
Beverley Wemple*
Associate Professor in Geography, Geology, and Environmental Sciences email

Adjunct Faculty and Research Affiliates
Name/Bio Title Contact
Saleem Ali
Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies/The University of Queensland email
James Andrews (Jim)
Adjunct/Middlebury College email
Karen Carney
Research Affiliate/Managing Scientist at Abt Associates email
Arthur Cohn
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Executive Director Lake Champlain Maritime Museum email
Rolf Diamont
Adjunct Associate Professor email
Diane Gayer
Adjunct Assistant Professor email
Robert Herendeen (Bob)
Adjunct Associate Professor/Gund Institute for Ecological Economics email
Jennifer Jenkins
Adjunct Research Associate Professor email
Steven Lawson
Adjunct Associate Professor email
Brian Mitchell
Adjunct Assistant Professor/National Park Service email
Nora Mitchell
Adjunct Associate Professor/Conservation Study Institute-National Park Service email
Paul Schaberg*
Adjunct Associate Professor/USDA Forest Service Plant Physiologist email
James Shanley (Jamie)
Adjunct Associate Professor/US Geological Survey email
Scott Sillett
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Research Scientist-Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center email
Austin Troy
Adjunct Professor / University of Colorado-Denver email
Mark Twery
Adjunct Associate Professor/USDA Forest Service Research Forester Emeritus email

Part-time Lecturers
Name/Bio Title Contact
John Abbott
Part-time Lecturer email
John Adams
Part-time Lecturer email
Bruce Beeken
Part-time Lecturer email
Derk Bergquist
Part-time Lecturer email
Yurij Bihun
Part-time Lecturer email
Emily Brodsky
Part-time Lecturer email
Doug Brooks
Part-time Lecturer email
David Brynn
Part-time Lecturer email
John Buck
Part-time Lecturer email
Elizabeth "Liz" Calabrese
Part-time Lecturer email
Douglas Connelly
Part-time Lecturer email
Anju Dahiya
Part-time Lecturer email
Alicia Daniel
Part-time Lecturer email
Libby Davidson
Part-time Lecturer email
Eric Garza
Part-time Lecturer email
David Hohenschau
Part-time Lecturer email
Brian Hsiang
Part-time Lecturer email
Mike Kessler
Part-time Lecturer email
David Kestenbaum
Part-time Lecturer email
Veronica Lopez
Part-time Lecturer email
Leah Mital-Skiff
Part-time Lecturer email
Susan Moegenburg
Part-time Lecturer email
Karen Nordstrom
Part-time Lecturer email
James Northup
Part-time Lecturer email
Teage O'Connor
Part-time Lecturer email
Katie Osgood
Part-time Lecturer email
Lance Polya
Part-time Lecturer email
Barbara Raab
Part-time Lecturer email
David Raphael
Part-time Lecturer email
Charlie Rathbone
Part-time Lecturer email
Veronica Sosa-Gonzalez
Part-time Lecturer email
Brian Tokar
Part-time Lecturer email
Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees
Part-time Lecturer email
Chad Wawrzyniak
Part-time Lecturer email
Dan Wells
Part-time Lecturer email
Kate Westdijk
Part-time Lecturer email
Rob Williams
Part-time Lecturer email
Ian Worley
Part-time Lecturer email
Eric Zencey
Part-time Lecturer email

Emeriti Faculty
Name/Bio Title Contact
Dale Bergdahl
Professor Emeritus, Forest Pathology email
Malcolm Bevins
Extension Professor Emeritus, Resource Economics and Recreation Management email
David Capen
Professor Emeritus, Applied Avian Ecology and Wildlife Habitat Analysis email
Alan Cassell
Professor Emeritus, Water Resources email
Donald DeHayes
Professor Emeritus, Forest Genetics and Tree Physiology email
John Donnelly
Professor Emeritus, Tree Physiology and Forest Ecology email
Lawrence Forcier (Larry)
Associate Professor Emeritus, Natural Resources email
Robert Fuller
Assistant Professor Emeritus, Wetlands Ecology and Wildlife Management email
Alphonse Gilbert
Associate Professor Emeritus, Resource Economics and Ski Area Management email
Peter Hannah
Professor Emeritus, Silviculture and Forest Soils email
David Hirth
Associate Professor Emeritus, Wildlife Behavioral Ecology and Deer Management email
Jurij Homziak
Extension Assistant Professor Emeritus, Lake Champlain Sea Grant email
Thomas Hudspeth (Tom)
Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies and Natural Resources email
Stephanie Kaza
Professor Emerita of Environmental Studies email
John Lindsay (Jack)
Associate Professor Emeritus, Outdoor Recreation Management and Planning email
Thomas McEvoy
Professor Emeritus, Forestry Extension email
Alan McIntosh
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences email
Leslie Morrissey
Associate Professor Emeritus, Environmental Sciences email
Carl Newton
Professor Emeritus, Forest Management and Natural Resources Planning email
Jean Richardson
Professor Emerita, Environmental Program, Natural Resources and Geography email
John Shane
Lecturer Emeritus, Forestry email
John Todd
Professor Emeritus, Ecological Design email
Roy Whitmore
Professor Emeritus, Remote Sensing and Wood Technology email
Mary Watzin
Professor Emeritus, Aquatic Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Lake and Watershed Ecology email
Ian Worley
Professor Emeritus, Environmental Program, Botany email

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