Dr. Erica A.H. Smithwick
Associate Professor of Geography
Director, Ecology Institute 
Faculty Associate, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute 
Faculty Member, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology 

Department of Geography
302 Walker Building (office: 323 Walker)
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-6693

Background: B.S. Geological Sciences/Environmental Studies, Tufts University

                        M.S. Resource Conservation (Forestry), University of Montana

                        Ph.D. Forest Science/Ecology, Oregon State University

Erica Smithwick's CV

                                                     Lab Members

Jamie Peeler, Ph.D. Candidate
Network theory and post-fire landscapes: linking connectivity to forest organization and vulnerability 

Research interests: disturbance dynamics, fire ecology, forest resilience, landscape ecology, ecosystem management 
Stacey Olson, M.S. Student
Modeling the spread of emerald ash borer with variable climate predictions in northeastern Wisconsin using LANDIS-II 

Research interests: human dimensions of natural resources, landscape ecology, ecological modeling, environmental management and conservation, geography of resource utilization