Faculty & Staff

Director
J. Alan Yeakley
yeakley@pdx.edu

503-725-8040
SRTC B1-04E
Office hours by appointment
Office Coordinator

environ@pdx.edu
503-725-2070
SRTC B1-04
Hours: 1-5 pm, M-F

 

School of the Environment Affiliated Faculty

Please note this list may not be a complete listing of all affiliated faculty. If you have questions about this, please email environ@pdx.edu.

 Name         Email  Research Areas  Department
Shelby Anderson ashelby@pdx.edu Past human-environment interactions, particularly the role of social networks in cultural vulnerability or resilience to environmental change  ANTH
Randall Bluffstone bluffsto@pdx.edu Environmental and resource economics, including pollution policies, deforestation in low-income countries and the economics of suburban sprawl  ECON
Adam Booth BoothAd@pdx.edu Quantitative geomorphology: landslides, LiDAR, landscape evolution modeling, inverse problems, numerical modeling, remote sensing.  GEOL
Barbara Brower browerb@pdx.edu Cultural ecology, mountain geography, Nepal, the western United States, wildland resource conservation and policy, the environmental movement  GEOG
Darrell Brown darrellb@sba.pdx.edu Corporate social and environmental reporting, the relationship business reporting and business transparency, and the relationship between social and environmental reporting and firm performance  SBA
Teresa Bulman bulmant@pdx.edu Geography education GEOG
Scott Burns
burnss@pdx.edu

GEOL
Virginia Butler butlerv@pdx.edu Archaeology, zooarchaeology, long-term connections between people and animals, applications of zooarchaeology to conservation biology and education, western North America ANTH
Sherry Cady
bjsc@pdx.edu
  GEOL
Heejun Chang changh@pdx.edu Hydrology and spatial analysis GEOG
Britt Crow-Miller
bcrow@pdx.edu
Post-Mao China, China in the world, the politics of environment and development, resource management
GEOG
Kenneth Cruikshank cruikshankk@pdx.edu Physical processes relevant to the geosciences, and the quantification and simulation of these processes using numerical methods GEOL
Michael Cummings cummingsm@pdx.edu Quandrangle mapping of the middle Miocene rift systems of eastern Oregon GEOL 
Richard Dewey
deweyr@pdx.edu      
  ESM
Marion Dresner dresnem@pdx.edu Forest ecology, ecology education, qualitative modeling and ecological understanding, and citizen participation in environmental science ESM
Geoffrey Duh jduh@pdx.edu GIS theory and applications, especially in the development of spatial decision support systems using data integration, optimization, and simulation techniques  GEOG
David Ervin ervin@pdx.edu Agricultural Biotechnology and Environmental Management, Business Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Policy Reform, International Trade and Environmental Management  ESM
Bill Fish fishw@pdx.edu The transformation and transport of heavy metals and other contaminants in soil, surface water, sediment, and groundwater systems  ESM
Andrew Fountain andrew@pdx.edu Climate and hydrological effects of snow and glaciers with related interests in lake ice, river ice, and permafrost  GEOL
Linda George georgel@pdx.edu Atmospheric chemistry, monitoring and modeling of urban air pollutants, assessing human exposure to and perception of air pollutants and climate change, development of measurement techniques for quantifying atmospheric species, investigations of urban climate modification and atmospheric science education  ESM
Jeff Gerwing jgerwing@pdx.edu Forest ecology, restoration, and management  ESM
Elise Granek graneke@pdx.edu The transition zone between land and sea examining how coastal and subtidal habitats interact in terms of biotic and abiotic processes  ESM

Andrés Holz


Forest dynamics, disturbance ecology, climate-fire-human relationships, and biogeography  GEOG
David Jay djay@pdx.edu Tidal analysis, salmon habitat in the Columbia River basin  CEE
Gwynn Johnson gjohnson@pdx.edu Groundwater hydrology, subsurface contaminant transport and fate, environmental chemistry  CEE
Valerie Kelly
vjkelly@usgs.gov  USGS
Aslam Khalil aslamk@pdx.edu Global Change Science, reflecting the impact of human activities on the earth's climate and habitability  PHYS
Martin LaFrenz lafrenz@pdx.edu Fluvial geomorphology and soils, urban stream phenomena, the legacy effects of human land use on critical zone processes, community-based watershed monitoring, and mobile GIS GEOG
Scott Marshall scottm@sba.pdx.edu Proactive environmental strategy, corporate governance and sustainability reporting  SBA
 Joe Maser maserj@pdx.edu Effectiveness of wetland mitigation projects to compensate for ecological functions lost due to anthropogenic activities  ESM
Jennifer Morse jlmorse@pdx.edu Biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, urban ecology, wetlands, greenhouse gases, ecosystem restoration, and global change  ESM
Max Nielson-Pincus maxnp@pdx.edu Environmental legislation and policy, land use and cover change, community-based natural resource management, watershed restoration, wildfire management, sense of place, landowner psychology, agent-based modeling  ESM
Yangdong Pan
pany@pdx.edu Environmental monitoring and bio-assessment of freshwater ESM
Ben Perkins rperkins@pdx.edu Water and sediment geochemistry GEOL
Andrew Rice arice@pdx.edu Better understanding sources and sinks of important atmospheric trace gases using small variations in naturally occurring stable isotopes PHYS
Catherine de Rivera derivera@pdx.edu Limits to and consequences of biological invasions and how ecological factors affect mating behaviors and reproductive success  ESM
Max Rudolph RudolphM@pdx.edu problems related to the mechanics of geysers and mud volcanoes, particularly the response of mud volcanoes to earthquakes and processes occurring at the Lusi mud volcano in East Java, Indonesia and at various mud volcanoes along the San Andreas Fault. GEOL
John Rueter
rueterj@pdx.edu Hypereutrophication of Upper Klamath Lake as a result of cyanobacteria physiology, how marshes may mitigate these blooms, how we can extract phosphorus using plants, and the difficulty of reaching policy decisions in such a complex system  ESM
Alex Ruzicka
ruzickaa@pdx.edu The origin and evolution of the solar system, with particular emphasis on the petrology and geochemistry of meteorites and their components   GEOL
Erik Sanchez esanchez@pdx.edu Development and implementation of nano-scale imaging techniques. Study of the optical interaction of light and nanometric objects in order to generate enhanced fields for fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy/microscopy. Determination of new applications for Focused Ion / Electron Beam systems towards the study of biological systems using near-field and far-field microscopies.  PHYS
Robert Scheller rmschell@pdx.edu How terrestrial landscapes and the ecosystem services they support change through time in response to diverse influences, including climate change, management, wildfire, insects, and others  ESM
Jeremy Spoon jspoon@pdx.edu Local ecological knowledge and understanding, political economy, environmental sustainability; mountainous protected areas, place-based spirituality, applied anthropology, public education; mixed methods, South Asia, Native North America, East Africa  ANTH
Martin Streck streckm@pdx.edu Igneous petrology, volcanology, geochemistry  GEOL
Angela Strecker strecker@pdx.edu Understanding the effects of human activities on freshwater ecosystems, including food web and community responses to climate change, invasive species, and landscape connectivity  ESM
Mark Systema sytsmam@pdx.edu Limnology and marine and freshwater invasive species biology, ecology, and management including policy development  ESM
Martin Swobodzinskiswobod@pdx.eduSpatial decision support, human-computer interaction, individual choice-making behavior, participatory decision making, knowledge discovery and data mining, exploratory data analysis GEOG
Natalie Vasey nvasey@pdx.edu Behavioral ecology, life history adaptations, and evolution of primates, with a focus on the endangered and recently extinct primates of Madagascar  ANTH
Wayne Wakeland  wakeland@pdx.edu Biomedical dynamics, the software development process, criminal justice systems, sustainability, supply chain management, organizational dynamics and systems thinking, simulation & optimization methodsSYSC
Scott Wells wellss@pdx.edu Developing computer models for the temperature, oxygen levels, algae, plants, and fish in reservoirs, lakes, and rivers in order to maintain their quality  CEE
Alan Yeakley  yeakley@pdx.edu  Ecological system analysis, ecosystem management, forest ecology, hydrological modeling, riparian ecology, urban ecology, watershed biogeochemistry, watershed hydrology  ESM
 Martin Zwick  zwick@pdx.edu Information theoretic modeling, machine learning, theoretical biology, game theory, and systems theory and philosophy  SYSC

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