Department Directory

Jose Abad

Technical/Support II

Cat Adams

Research Associate II

Sandra Adams

Research Associate III

Cameron Aldridge

Research Ecologist with USGS, and Affiliate Professor and Research Scientist at CSU

William Andelt

Emeritus Professor (Retired in 2012)

David Anderson

Program Director & Chief Scientist, CNHP

David Anderson

Emeritus Professor - former Leader, Coop Unit

Jordan Anderson

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Dana Winkelman's Lab

Rick Aster

Professor and Department Head

I am a geophysicist with interests in seismic imaging and source studies applied to diverse Earth processes that encompass deep structure, earthquakes, volcanos, and glaciers.

Lise Aubry

Assistant Professor

Demography, Population Ecology, Life History Evolution, Conservation Biology, Wildlife Management, Human-Wildlife Conflicts, Climate Change, Habitat Degradation.

Brian Avila

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Dana Winkelman's Lab

Mai Awad

Graduate Assistant

Tom Baldvins

Research Associate III

Vegetation Ecology

Jim Barborak

Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management

Jim Barborak is a multilingual specialist in protected area planning and management with over 40 years experience in over 25 nations

Jill Baron

Senior Research Scientist

Kevin Barrett

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Nick Bartush

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Paul Doherty's Lab

Laura Beard

Masters Plan C Student

Tamara Bearly

Research Associate IV

Computer Programmer, Web Design, ESRI Javascript API

Tyler Beeton

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Erin Belval

Research Associate

Forest Operations

Jay Benner

Research Associate II

Delwin Benson

Professor, Extension Wildlife Specialist

Richard Berl

Ph.D. Student

Cultural evolution, cultural transmission, transmission biases, social learning

Kevin Bestgen

Senior Research Scientist, Joint Faculty Appointment-Assistant Professor, Director Larval Fish Lab

Leanna Biddle


Ethan Billingsley

Adventure Tourism Program Lead

Carroll Bjork

Illustrator I - Larval Fish Lab

Pat Blake

Research Associate I

Danielle Blevins

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Greg Blum

Research Associate III

Tim Blume

Research Associate II

Sara Bombaci

Assistant Professor

Researching innovative strategies for restoring biodiversity, investigates how ecological communities and interactions are transformed by anthropogenic change, and integrates technology.

Randall Boone

Research Scientist and Professor

Wildlife and pastoral ecology; Simulation; Teaching

Gillian Bowser

Associate Professor

My passion is connecting citizen science, art and science using multicultural perspectives and international agreements to global sustainability issues such as pollinator decline

Ty Boyack

Research Associate IV

Stewart Breck

Affiliate Faculty-Assistant Professor; Graduate MS Adviser, PhD Co-Advise

Cole Brittain

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Chris Myrick's Lab

Alex Brooks

PhD Student, Watershed Science

Roberta Brouwer

Assistant Director of Development

BART Brown

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Hannah Brown

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Jasmine Bruno

PhD program, Rangeland Ecosystem Science

Sean Bryan

Senior Instructor

I am a geoscientist interested in the lessons of Earth’s past about climate change, ocean circulation, and carbon cycling. I am also interested in advancing geoscience education, diversity and inclusion.

Edna Buchan

Research Associate III

Ethan Bucholz

Colorado State Forest Service and Warner College of Natural Resources

Academic Liaison and Experiential Learning Specialist

Ella Bump

Graduate Assistant

Brian Burek

Research Associate II

Ken Burnham

Emeritus Professor - former Asst. Leader, Coop Unit

Chuck Burns

Project/Prgm Mngmt II

Carolyn Burt

Undergraduate Adviser/Instructor

Mike Caggiano

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Liz Caldwell

Sr Research Associate

I am an Environmental Toxicologist and Associate Director at the Center for Environmental Management - Military Lands.

Susan Campbell

Master of Natural Resources Stewardship

Marin Chambers

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Aung Chan

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. George Wittemyer's Lab

Ben Chapman

Masters Plan C Student

Tony Cheng

Professor and Director, CO Forest Restoration Institute

Collaborative planning, monitoring, and adaptive management for forest restoration and wildfire risk management; forest governance, policy, and administration

Marcia Chesnut

State Classified Retiree

Roger Ciuffo

Research Associate III

Ryann Cline

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Kristen Cognac

MS Program, Hydrogeology/Hydrogeophysics - Mike Ronayne, Advisor

Hank Cole

Graduate Assistant

Mary Cole

Research Associate I

Robert Coleman


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) , Forest Measurements , Dendrology

Mary Collins

Masters Student, Conservation Leadership

Peter Conti

LRAM Coordinator

Land Rehabilitation Specialist

David Cooper

Senior Research Scientist/Professor

The full range of issues related to wetland and riparian ecosystems.

Daniel Costa

Research Associate III

Stuart Cottrell

Professor, Sustainable Tourism, Coordinator of Global Tourism Concentration

His research focus includes sustainable tourism development - linking tourism, nature conservation and protected areas; collaborative conservation and protected area management; and perceptions of landscape disturbance - implications for human dimensions of natural resources, recreation and tourism.

Michael Coughenour

Senior Research Scientist and Advising Faculty

Ecosystem science and systems ecology, particularly of the world's large herbivore ecosystems.

Tim Covino

Assistant Professor Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Ben Cox

Research Associate I

Billy Cox

Technical/Support III

Lisa Cranek

Research Associate III

Timothy Cree

Accounting Technician II

Shawna Crocker

State Project Learning Tree Coordinator

Kevin Crooks


Wildlife ecology and conservation

Erin Cubley

PhD program, Ecology

Vicki Culbreth

Outreach & Engagement Manager

Denise Culver

Senior Research Associate


Don Dasher

Technical/Support I

Ana Davidson

Research Associate III, Joint Faculty Appointment-Instructor, Graduate Co-Advise only

Mallory Davies

MS Candidate - FWCB- Dr. Kathryn Stoner's Lab

Carl Davis

Assistant to Dean for Human Resources

Donna Davis

Project/Prgm Mngmt I

Jay Davis

Equipment Mechanic III

Kristin Davis

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Liba Pejchar's Lab

Rich Davis

Research Associate III

Seth Davis

Assistant Professor

Forest and woodland entomology

Greg DeZurik

Research Associate II

Web Developer / Database Administrator

Karin Decker

Conservation Ecologist

Conservation ecology

Tegan Deeney

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Remer Dekle

Research Associate III

Gail Dethloff

Joint Faculty Appointment-Assistant Professor, MFWCB Coordinator/Adviser

Chris Dicamillo

Domain & Database Administrator

Database-driven web applications utilizing Coldfusion & PHP | MSSQL & MySQL database design & management | Active Directory Group Policy

Adam Dillon

PhD Candidate - GDPE - Dr. Kevin Crooks' Lab

Mary Dolce

Assistant to the Dean

Chris Dorich

Research Associate III

Elena Dosamantes

MS program, Rangeland Ecosystem Science

Brian Dudek

Research Associate III

Jarod Dunn

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Logan Dunn

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Maria Dzul

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. William Kendall's Lab

Mark Easter

Sr Research Associate

Gloria Edwards

Southern Rockies Fire Science Network Director

Rich Edwards

Assistant Staff Forester

Sven Egenhoff


I am a sedimentary geologist focusing on process geology in shales and carbonates. I apply the depositional and diagenetic models me and my students generate to characterize hydrocarbon reservoirs.

Josh Eib

Technical/Support I

Johanna Eidmann

MS Program, Geomorphology - Sara Rathburn, Advisor

Dan Ek

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Gwynn Ellis

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Gabriele Engler

COOP Accounting Technician III

Ash Enrici

Postdoctoral Fellow

Eric Erslev

Professor Emeritus

I am a structural geologist with interests in Laramide tectonics, fault-related folding, fabric analysis and Rocky Mountain geology in general.

Frank Ethridge

Professor Emeritus

My geology interests include fluvial sedimentology, stratigraphy, petroleum geology, basin analysis. After retiring from full-time teaching, I became a part time instructor in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at CSU.

Steven Evans

Research Associate III

Trevor Even

Ph.D. Student, GDPE; Research Assistant, North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center

Seth Ex

Assistant Professor, Silviculture

Silviculture and applied forest ecology

Collin Farrell

Masters - FWCB - Dr. Brett Johnson's Lab

Steven Fassnacht


Snow Hydrology, Climate Impacts on Water Resources

Joe Fattor

Research Coordinator

Kurt Fausch

Emeritus Professor

Ecology and management of stream-riparian ecosystems, focusing on stream fish and their habitat

Maria Fernandez-Gimenez


Rangeland Social-ecological Systems

Eric Fetherman

Ph.D. Candidate - Fish, Wildife, and Conservation Biology

Abbey Feuka

Graduate Assistant - FWCB - Dr. Larissa Bailey's Lab

Steven Filippelli

Research Associate II

Remote sensing of vegetation and geospatial analyses.

Ryan Finchum

Co-Director, Center for Protected Area Management

Protected Area Management, Ecotourism, Environmental Interpretation, and Conservation Leadership

Michelle Fink

Research Associate IV

Landscape Ecology and Spatial Analysis

Mark Fisher

Research Associate II

Ryan Fitzpatrick

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Kevin Bestgen's Lab

Adam Fjeld

Research Associate II

Curtis Flather

Affiliate- Graduate Committee Member

Erica Fleishman

Senior Research Scientist

Ecology and conservation biology

Bobby Floyd

Research Associate III

Nikki Foxley

ESS Department and Academic Success Coordinator

Edward Gage

Research Scientist/Ecologist

Research interests: Wetland ecology, management and restoration; Urban ecohydrology; GIS and remote sensing

Sean Gallen

Assistant Professor

I am an Earth Scientist interested in geomorphology, active tectonics, landscape evolution, and critical zone science. My research is multidisciplinary and involves fieldwork, geochronology, GIS, numerical modeling, and laboratory and data analysis.

Benjamin Gannon

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, Fire Ecology and Wildfire Risk Analysis

Wei Gao


Regional Climate/Ecosystem Modeling, Remote Sensing, Solar UV Radiation Monitoring and Research

Walt Gee

Research Associate II

Luke George

Affiliate - Instructor

Svet Georgiev

Research Sci/Scholar II, AIRIE

Frank Gibbs

Research Associate I

Demi Girot

Stu Admin & Clerical

Jon Glover

Wildland Fire Module Lead

Liba Goldstein

Associate Professor

I am a conservation biologist that integrates field ecology with environmental finance and policy to identify innovative ways to sustain and restore biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Vineet Goswami

Postdoctoral Fellow, AIRIE

John Graham

Research Associate IV

Kent Grant

Project/Prgm Mngmt I

Michelle Greiner

Research Associate

Public Lands Policy Group

John Grieve

Project/Prgm Mngmt I

Larry Grosse


Fire and Emergency Services Administration

Lee Grunau

Senior Research Associate

Planning for Biodiversity Conservation

Ram Gurung

Research Associate III

Nancy Gus

Accounting Technician IV

Nate Gwinn

Research Associate III

Nathan Hahn

PhD Candidate - GDPE - Dr. George Wittemyer's Lab

Andrew Haig

Masters Plan C Student

Meg Halford

Project/Prgm Mngmt I

Ed Hall

Assistant Professor

John Hammond

PhD Program, Watershed Science - Stephanie Kampf

Jill Handwerk

Senior Research Associate

Jill Handwerk, Botany Team Lead and Information Manager at CNHP, has over 20 years of experience in Colorado botany. Through her work as lead organizer of the annual Colorado Rare Plant Symposia, and at CNHP, she has close working relationships with botanists throughout the region, including USFWS, USFS, BLM, UT and WY heritage programs, local consultants, and regional herbaria. Ms. Handwerk has been the principal investigator on numerous botanical projects including work for the USFWS, USFS, BLM, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Most recently Ms. Handwerk was the lead author on the Rare Plant Addendum to the 2015 Colorado Wildlife Action Plan, and the lead botanical editor of the 2015 Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for Colorado Bureau of Land Management.

Judith Hannah


As a geologist/isotope geochemist with the AIRIE Program, my interests span petroleum and mineral resources and paleoclimatology. I also manage CSU’s collaborative National Park Service Geologic Resources Inventory group.

Emma Hanslowe

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Larissa Bailey' Lab

Bennett Hardy

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Larissa Bailey's Lab

Audrey Harris

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Yoichiro Kanno's Lab

Dennis Harry


I am a geophysicist focusing on geodynamic studies of continental rift systems and rifted continental margins.

Sarah Hart

Assistant Professor

Jacqie Hasan

Academic Support Coordinator

Keith Hawk

Technical/Support II

John Hawkins

Senior Research Associate - Larval Fish Lab

Matt Haworth

Research Assistant II - Larval Fish Lab

John Hayes

Dean of Warner College and Professor

Academic leadership, applied vertebrate ecology, and forest management.

Kathy Hayes

Research Associate II

Valerie Heady

Accounting Technician III

Marie Held

Research Associate II

Tom Hilinski

Research Associate (Retired)

Soil and ecosystem modeling: land-use change, climate change, geomorphology

Edward Hill

MS program, Forest Sciences

Jessica Hinz

Wildlife Project Coordinator

Wildlife, Threatened/Endangered Species, Fort McCoy

Chad Hoffman

Associate Professor

Wildland fire science across spatial and temporal scales

Kaye Holman

Academic Success/Internship Coordinator

Sustainability in Higher Education | Student Engagement |Curriculum Development | Education Program Management

Mevin Hooten


Ecological Statistics

Kyle Horton

Assistant Professor

Migration ecologist using radar to study avian movements

James Hubbard

Dir of Colo St Forest Srv

Douglas Hultstrand

PhD Program, Snow Hydrology - Steven Fassnacht, Advisor

Mr. Hultstrand has a passion for scale and spatial variability in precipitation processes as related to hydrology and hydrometeorology. His research and expertise are in modeling the spatial variability in snowpack processes and rainfall as function of terrain parameters and atmospheric energy to better understand and model hydrologic regimes. Physical Science Techniques • Water Balance • Discharge Measurements • Meteorological Measurement & Analysis • Spatial Modeling • Water Quality Sampling • Snow Survey and Sampling Methods • Data Analysis • Watershed Modeling • Snow & Ground Energy Balance Computations • Storm Analysis • Dew Point Analysis • Areal Reduction Factor (ARF) Calculations • Error Analysis/QC • Eddy Covariance • Snowmelt & Snowpack Sublimation Analysis • Proposal Writing • Regional L-moments • Turbulent Flux Modeling (Latent and Sensible) • PMP Analysis • Develop Scripts/Code • Regional Climate Modeling and Data Analysis Computer Software • ArcView • ArcGIS • ArcInfo • MATLAB • MS Word • MS Excel • MS Access • MS Power Point • SPLUS/R • IDL • HEC-HMS • Lecia Software • PRMS • GIS Weasel • ERDAS • Solar Analyst • GRASS GIS • Linux/Unix • HTML • RAOB • Perl • GrADS • IPW Toporad • DNR Garmin • Python • GPS Interface • WATFLOOD • AWK/GWAK • Hysplit • NetCDF • GRIB • UEB Snow Model Computer Programming • PERL • R/SPLUS • Python • IDL • Matlab • GRASS GIS • AWK • Shell Scripts Computer Operating Systems • Linux/Unix • Microsoft Windows • Macintosh

Jessica Hunter

Research Program Manager

Mary Huwa

General Professional V

Kate Huyvaert


Disease Ecology

David Iler

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Kevin Jablonski

Range Ecologist & Extension Research Coordinator

Rangeland Social-Ecological Systems, Livestock Grazing Ecology

Peter Jacobson

Research Associate III

DoD Environmental Compliance: Stormwater, GIS

Jeff Jahnke

Dir of Colo St Forest Srv

Roderic Jao

Technical/Support III

Dan Jensen

Research Associate II

Mu Ji

MS Program, Environmental Geochemistry - John Ridley, Advisor

Jason Jinks

Research Associate I

Jacob Job

Research Associate II

Kim Jochum

Research Associate II

Brett Johnson


I study food webs, predator-prey interactions, lake and reservoir ecology, effects of nonnative species, fisheries management, contaminants, and effects of climate.

Jim Johnson

Research Associate I

Michael Johnson

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. David Koons' Lab

Jayne Jonas-Bratten

Research Scientist

Restoration Ecology

David Jones

Research Associate IV

Jim Jones

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Megan Jones

Graduate Assistant

Rachel Jones

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Chris Myrick's Lab

Brian Josey

Research Associate II

Stephanie Kampf

Associate Professor Ecosystem Science and Sustainability


Rachel Kanaziz

MS Candidate - GDPE - Dr. Lise Aubry's Lab

Yoichiro Kanno

Assistant Professor

Stream fish ecology and conservation

Ronald Karpilo Jr

Research Associate II, National Park Service Cooperator

Bill Kendall

COOP Assistant Unit Leader, Assistant Professor

Niki Kernohan

Research Associate

Geographic Information System Developer, Wildland Fire Systems

Adi Khare

MS Program, Seismology/Geophysics - Derek Schutt, Advisor

Ray Kidd

Technical/Support I

Jim Kilber

Research Associate III

Sarah King

I am a behavioral ecologist who specialises in equids and endangered species conservation.

Ed Kluender

Research Associate - Larval Fish Lab

David Knight

Assistant Professor; Director of Engagement, Master of Tourism Management-China

Community-based tourism, Sustainability, Tourism-linked Empowerment

Heather Knight

Program Aide

Collaborative Conservation

Chad Kooistra

Wildfire Management Research Program Lead, Public Lands Policy Group

Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

David Koons


I use demography to solve problems and answer questions in conservation, management, ecology, and evolution.

Chris Kotalik

M.S. Candidate - FWCB - Dr. William Clement's Lab

Tiana Lackey

Research Associate III

Melinda Laituri

Professor Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Bradley Lambert

Research Associate III

I am a zoologist with interests in conservation, population ecology and the biogeography of amphibians and reptiles in Colorado.

Shannon Lambert

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. William Kendall's Lab

Damon Lange

Project/Prgm Mngmt II

Monica Lasky

Masters Student in Ecology

Wildlife Ecology and Behavior

Theresa Laverty

PostDoctoral Fellow - Dr. Kathryn Stoner Lab

Paul Layden

Instructor, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Internship Coordinator

Internships, career preparation, event planning, natural resource ecology and measurements.

Michael Lefsky


Remote sensing, Forest Ecology

Diana Leiker

Masters Plan C Student

Carolyn Leis

Accounting Technician III

Joanna Lemly

Wetland Ecologist

I am a wetland ecologist who specializes in inventory, assessment and monitoring of wetlands throughout the Western U.S, from protocol development to implementation of large-scale resource assessments. I am also involved with developing educational resources about wetlands.

Brian Leo

Research Associate I

Mike Lester

Dir of Colo St Forest Srv

Debra Lewis

Assistant to the Director

Matt Ley

Research Associate II

Nick Long

Research Associate III

Alex Lopez

Stu Admin & Clerical

Natalie Lund

Masters Plan C Student

Susan Lutz

Research Associate III

Pomai Lyman

Research Associate I

Stacy Lynn

Research Scientist II

Social-ecological systems, African drylands and mixed-methods research

Dean Maas

Research Associate I

Kurt Mackes

Senior Research Scientist/Associate Professor

Timber harvesting and wood utilization

Jerry Magloughlin

Associate Professor

I am a structural geologist/hard rock petrologist, with interests in faults, shear zones, fault rocks, the geochemical and isotopic aspects of deformation, metamorphic and igneous petrology, and geoeducation including geophotography.

Randy Major

Desktop Support Services Coordinator

Lameck Maninji


Ore Deposit Studies and Geochemistry


Research Associate IV

Kate Marchant

Research Associate III

Vegetation Ecologist

Megan Mardesen

Academic Support Coordinator/Student Advisor

Alex Marr

Graduate Assistant

Laura Marshall

Postdoctoral Fellow

Forests and fire ecology

Sarah Marshall

Research Associate III

Ecohydrology, with a focus on conserving and restoring wetlands and riparian areas

Tiara Marshall

Undergraduate Program Coordinator/Academic Advisor

Dan Martin

Masters Plan C Student

Sam Martin

Instructor and Director of New Enterprise Programs

Desir'e Martinez

Accounting Technician II

Nikki Martinez

Assistant Director of Communications

Ernest Marx

Research Associate III

Kathie Mattor

Research Scientist and Instructor

Environmental Policy & Governance

Skyler Mavor

Graduate Research Assistant

Structural geology and geologic mapping.

Adam Mayer

Assistant Professor

Andrew McCarthy

MS Program, Reservoir Characterization - Lisa Stright, Advisor

Daniel McGrath

Assistant Professor

I am a geoscientist who utilizes novel in situ geophysical and remote sensing tools to study earth surface processes, particularly related to the cryosphere. My research has involved more than 15 expeditions to Antarctica, Greenland, Alaska and Patagonia.

Melissa McHale

Associate Professor

Urban Ecology and Sustainability

Kyler McKee

Research Associate I

Megan McKenna

Affiliate- Undergraduate Committee Member

Michael Menefee

Research Associate III: Environmental Review and Data Distribution

I am a conservation scientist at CNHP with expertise in technical report writing, geographic information systems, spatial analysis, information technology, graphic design, desktop publishing software, project administration, photography, public outreach and communications.

Dawson Metcalf

Program Coordinator for Conservation Leadership

Leadership development with emphasis in environmental education.

Tania Metcalf

Research Associate III

Karla Meyer

Research Associate III

Janet Miller

Aquatic Ecologist

Aquatic ecology and biogeochemistry with a focus on water quality, macroinvertebrates, and native fish conservation.

Tom Miller

Research Associate II

Eleanor Milne

Visiting Scientist/Schola

Jim Moore

Research Associate III

John Moore

Professor, Department Head, Director of NREL

Kat Morici

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Jeff Morisette

Visting Sr Scient/Scholar

Stephanie Mueller

Research Associate

Colorado Forest Restoration Institute

Erin Muths

Affiliate - Graduate Committee Member- Bailey Lab

Chris Myrick


Applied fish physiological ecology and fish conservation

Linda Nagel

Professor and Department Head

Haley Nagle

Outreach and Education Specialist and Data Analyst

Sarah Newman

Research Associate II

Citizen Science

Claire Nitsche

Conference and Event Coordinator

Pamela Northey

General Professional III

Rob Novak

Director of Communications

Stephanie O'Meara

Senior Research Associate, National Park Service

Troy Ocheltree

Assistant Professor

Plant ecophysiology, plant water-use strategies, plant drought tolerance, drought-induced mortality, sensor development and implementation.

Stephen Ogle

Full Professor and Senior Research Scientist

Jim Olech

Research Associate I

Tyler Olsen

Research Associate III

Becky Olson

Senior Research Associate

Jody Olson

Research Associate II

Natalie Ooi

Director of Tourism Enterprise Programs; Assistant Professor of Practice

Natalie Ooi's teaching expertise lies within ski area management and more broadly, sustainable tourism management. She is an instructor in both the Graduate Certificate in Ski Area Management and the Master of Tourism Management programs. Natalie Ooi's research expertise lies within the nexus of sustainable tourism development and mountain resort development. This includes research on drought and climate change, climate change adaptation strategies, and the resiliency of ski areas and mountain resort destinations. Past and current areas of research include backpacker tourism, volunteer tourism, sustainable tourism development, mountain resort development, and social capital.

Julie Orwick

Assistant to the Dean - Finance & HR

Ronald Owens

Research Associate III

Sam Palmer

Stu Admin & Clerical

Susan Panjabi

Sr Research Associate

Rare Plant Conservation

Denise Parcesepe

Program Assistant / Assistant to the Department Head

Mickey Pardo

PostDoctoral Fellow - Dr. George Wittemyer Lab

Juni Park

Graduate Assistant

John Parker

Research Associate II

William Parton

Senior Research Scientist

Mark Paschke

Shell Endowed Chair of Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology

Bill Pate

Research Associate-CSU Fisheries Ecology Lab

John Pate

Research Associate IV

Eldor Paul

SR Resch Sci/Scholar

Keith Paustian

Senior Research Scientist

David Pavlacky

Online Plan C Instructor

Kim Pepin

Researcher in Wittemyer Lab

Courtney Peterson

Research Associate

Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change

Kelly Pew

Research Associate II

Benjamin Pfohl

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Kyra Points

Master of Natural Resource Stewardship

Wilfred Previant

Assistant Professor

Forest inventory, analysis, monitoring, adaptive forest management, silviculture, carbon management

Joe Proffitt

Research Associate III

Mathieu Pruvot

Affiliate Faculty- Instructor

Devon Pryor

Masters Plan C Student

Jill Putman

College Coordinator for Student Success

Karl Radke

Research Associate I

Geographic Information Systems

Sarah Ramirez

MS Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Liba Pejchar's Lab

Ann Randall

Assistant Professor/Undergraduate Advisor

Conservation Education, Animal Behavior and Ecology. Not taking graduate students.

Sara Rathburn


I am a fluvial geomorphologist with interests in drainage basin response and recovery to sediment disturbances including floods, fires and mass movements, the influences of climate change on channel morphology and vegetation-channel feedbacks, and process-based channel restoration and monitoring.

David Ray

Technical/Support I

Erin Reather

Masters Plan C Student

Miranda Redmond

Assistant Professor

Forest and woodland ecology; vegetation response to global change

Sarah Reed

Affiliate Faculty, Graduate Co-Adviser, Instructor

Angela Rex

Research Associate II

Allison Rhea

Graduate Assistant

watershed biogeochemistry and disturbance hydrology

Douglas Rideout

Professor/Director WESTFIRE Research Center

Wildfire and prescribed fire economics, timber industry sales and analyses

John Ridley

Associate Professor

I study economic geology building on a background in petrology, structural geology, field geology, inorganic and organic geochemistry. My current research projects examine fluid:ore interactions from magmas to environmental impacts.

Scott Ritter

PhD program, Forest Sciences

Roy Roath

Professor Emeritus

Ryan Roberts

PhD Candidate

Market-based conservation incentives, payments for ecosystem services, collaborative conservation, carbon credit markets, watershed investment, ecotourism, public lands management, evidence-based conservation, program assessments and feasibility analysis.

Valerie Romero

Accounting Technician III

Michael Ronayne

Associate Professor

I am a hydrogeologist researching flow and transport through heterogeneous aquifers and connected groundwater-surface water systems. I develop groundwater management models to inform the sustainable use of water resources.

Renee Rondeau

Senior Research Associate

Steven Rood

Research Associate II

David Root

Prof/Indiv Contrib II

Jeremy Rugenstein

Assistant Professor

Paleoclimate and Geochemistry

Becky Ruzicka

PhD Candidate - FWCB - Dr. Paul Doherty's Lab

Thomas Ruzycki

Research Associate III

Mike Ryan

SR Resch Sci/Scholar

Kivanc Sabunis

PhD Program, Applied Geophysics - Derek Schutt, Advisor

Dawn Sakai

Research Associate II

Jon Salerno

Assistant Professor

Human adaptation to environmental change

Kim Samsel

Admin Assistant III

John Sanderson

Director, Center for Collaborative Conservation

Franziska Sandmeier

Affiliate - Instructor for CSU Pueblo

William Sanford

Associate Professor

I am a hydrogeologist interested in developing nanoparticles as groundwater tracers, Isotope and tracer hydrogeology, groundwater recharge, groundwater/surface water interactions, flow and transport in fractured media and hydrogeophysics.

Dean Sasaki

Research Associate II

Adam Scharf

Technical/Support II

Eve Schauer

Research Associate III

Environmental Planning and Compliance

Salvia Scherbarth

Research Associate I

Ian Schlierf

Stu IT/Media/Marketing

Rick Schmid

Research Associate III