Faculty & Staff

Director
J. Alan Yeakley
yeakley@pdx.edu

503-725-8040
SRTC B1-04E
Office hours by appointment
Office Coordinator
Kelly Mackura
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
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
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
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
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
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
Randall Bluffstone
bluffsto@pdx.edu
Environmental and resource economics, including pollution policies, deforestation in low-income countries and the economics of suburban sprawl
           ECON
Marion Dresner
 dresnem@pdx.edu
Forest ecology, ecology education, qualitative modeling and ecological understanding, and citizen participation in environmental science
  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
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
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
Catherine de Rivera
 derivera@pdx.edu
Limits to and consequences of biological invasions and how ecological factors affect mating behaviors and reproductive success
       ESM
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
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
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
Alan Yeakley
 yeakley@pdx.edu
Ecological system analysis, ecosystem management, forest ecology, hydrological modeling, riparian ecology, urban ecology, watershed biogeochemistry, watershed hydrology
             ESM
David Banis
  dbanis@pdx.edu
Map Design and Production, Maps and Geographic Information, Mapmaking with GIS
                    GEOG

Barbara Brower
 browerb@pdx.edu
Cultural ecology, mountain geography, Nepal, the western United States, wildland resource conservation and policy, the environmental movement 
           GEOG
Teresa Bulman
bulmant@pdx.edu 
Geography education
           GEOG
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
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
Andrés Holz
  andres.holz@pdx.edu
Forest dynamics, disturbance ecology, climate-fire-human relationships, and biogeography
           GEOG
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
Paul Loikith
 ploikith@pdx.edu
Regional climate and climate change, climate and weather extremes, climate model analysis
                    GEOG
         
Hunter Shobe
  hshobe@pdx.edu
Cultural, urban, and political geography, sense of place, urban landscapes, uses of public spaces
                    GEOG
           
Martin Swobodzinski
 swobod@pdx.edu
Spatial decision support, human-computer interaction, individual choice-making behavior, participatory decision making, knowledge discovery and data mining, exploratory data analysis
           GEOG
John Bershaw
bershaw@pdx.edu  
 

           
Adam Booth
BoothAd@pdx.edu
Quantitative geomorphology: landslides, LiDAR, landscape evolution modeling, inverse problems, numerical modeling, remote sensing.
           GEOL
Scott Burns
burnss@pdx.edu


           GEOL
Kenneth Cruikshank
cruikshankk@pdx.edu
Physical processes relevant to the geosciences, and the quantification and simulation of these processes using numerical methods
           GEOL
Andrew Fountain
andrew@pdx.edu
Climate and hydrological effects of snow and glaciers with related interests in lake ice, river ice, and permafrost
           GEOL
Richard C. Hugo
 hugo@pdx.edu
 

           
Ben Perkins 
 rperkins@pdx.edu
Water and sediment geochemistry
           GEOL
David Percy
 percyd@pdx.edu
Geographical Information Systems, web-GIS, spatial data analysis, computer applications in the earth sciences, computer networking, multi-user databases, field applications of technology
           GEOL
Nancy Price
  naprice@pdx.edu
 

           
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
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
Martin Streck
 streckm@pdx.edu
Igneous petrology, volcanology, geochemistry
           GEOL
Ashley Streig
 streig@pdx.edu
 


 
David Ervin
 ervin@pdx.edu
Agricultural Biotechnology and Environmental Management, Business Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Policy Reform, International Trade and Environmental Management
                           ISS
Aslam Khalil
aslamk@pdx.edu
Global Change Science, reflecting the impact of human activities on the earth's climate and habitability
                            PHYS
Andrew Rice
arice@pdx.edu
Better understanding sources and sinks of important atmospheric trace gases using small variations in naturally occurring stable isotopes
                            PHYS
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
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
Scott Marshall
 scottm@sba.pdx.edu
Proactive environmental strategy, corporate governance and sustainability reporting
                              SBA
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 methods
                            SYSC
Martin Zwick
 zwick@pdx.edu
Information theoretic modeling, machine learning, theoretical biology, game theory, and systems theory and philosophy
                            SYSC

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