Contact Us | Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources | The University of Vermont(title)

Rubenstein School
University of Vermont
Aiken Center, 81 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone (802)656-2911
Fax (802)656-8683

Dean's Office

Peter Newman


Kurt Reichelt
Director of Major Gifts, School Development, 802-656-1396


Chelsea Chu
Executive Assistant to the Dean, 802-656-4380


Freda Farrell
Dean's Office Coordinator, 802-656-2911


Jackie Bruning
Assistant to Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Program Directors, Microsoft Teams for phone calls


Jed Murdoch
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 802-656-2912


Jon Erickson
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, 802-656-3328


Marie Vea
Assistant Dean for Student Services and Staff Development, 802-656-3003
General student inquiries:


Rose Feenan
Assistant Dean for Business Operations, 802-656-3326

Academic Program Directors

Undergraduate Programs

Core Curriculum

Jennifer Pontius, 802-656-3091

Environmental Sciences

Jennifer Pontius, 802-656-3091


Anthony D'Amato, 802-656-8030

Sustainability, Ecology, and Policy

Clare Ginger, 802-656-2698

Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Kimberly Coleman

Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

Allan Strong

Geospatial Technologies Certificate

Jennifer Pontius, 802-656-3091

Graduate Programs

M.S. and Ph.D. in Natural Resources

Jon Erickson, 802-656-3328
Program inquiries:

M.P.S. in Leadership for Sustainability and Ph.D. in Transdisciplinary Leadership and Creativity for Sustainability

Marie Vea, 802-656-3003

Research Program Directors

George D. Aiken Forestry Sciences Laboratory

Carol Adair, 802-656-2907
Lab inquiries: Maxwell Landsman-Gerjoi,

Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory

Ellen Marsden


Alayna Howard, 802-656-9086


George D. Aiken Center

Freda Farrell, 802-656-2911

George D. Aiken Forestry Sciences Laboratory

Maxwell Landsman-Gerjoi, 802-656-8272

UVM Research Forests

Jessica Wikle, 802-656-8030

R/V Marcelle Melosira

Taylor Resnick, 802-488-9863

Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Theresa DeBarge, 802-656-3011

All Faculty and Staff