Meet our Extension faculty and staff.

Forest Products

Forest Resources

  • Professor of Forest Resources

Areas of Expertise

  • Water Energy Food Nexus
  • Bioenergy
  • Agroforestry
  • Forest Economics and Finance
  • International Forestry
  • Forest Extension
  • Non Timber Forest Products
  • Director, Center for Private Forests
  • Assistant Research Professor, Private Forests Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Forest stewardship
  • Private forest landowners
  • Woodland care
  • Collaborative learning
  • Action research
  • Peer-to-peer education

Urban and Community Forestry

  • Professor and Ibberson Chair in Community and Urban Forestry

Areas of Expertise

  • Technical assistance to municipalities in preparation and enactment of environmental ordinances and other policy.

Water Resources


  • Professor of Wildlife Resources
  • Extension Wildlife Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Avian ecology
  • Effects of shale gas development on forests and birds
  • forest songbirds
  • Human impacts on bird population
  • Wildlife habitat management on private lands
  • Landscaping for birds and wildlife


  • Teaching Professor in Forest Resources and
  • Natural Resources & Youth Extension Specialist

Areas of Expertise

  • Youth and Natural Resources Education
  • Forest Stewardship
  • Natural Resources Volunteerism
  • Private Forestland Management
  • Connecting Youth with Nature
  • Forest Dendrology and Botany