Department Directory


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

David Cooper

Senior Research Scientist

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

Dominique David-Chavez

Assistant Professor

Indigenous Natural Resource Stewardship

Seth Davis

Associate Professor

Forest and Woodland Entomology

Seth Ex

Associate Professor

Silviculture and Applied Forest Ecology

Maria Fernandez-Gimenez

Senior Research Scientist

Rangeland Social-ecological Systems

Larry Grosse


Fire and Emergency Services Administration

Sarah Hart

Assistant Professor

Applied Forest Ecology and Silviculture

Caroline Havrilla

Assistant Professor

Dryland Ecology and Management

Chad Hoffman

Associate Professor

Wildland fire science across spatial and temporal scales

Kurt Mackes

Senior Research Scientist/Associate Professor

Timber harvesting and wood utilization

Linda Nagel

Department Head
Professor of Silviculture

Troy Ocheltree

Associate Professor

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

Mark Paschke

Shell Endowed Chair of Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology

Wilfred Previant

Assistant Professor

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

Miranda Redmond

Assistant Professor

Forest and woodland ecology; vegetation response to global change

Robin Rothfeder

Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Policy

Natural resources planning, policy, and management

Courtney Schultz

Associate Professor

Natural resource policy and governance

Camille Stevens-Rumann

Assistant Professor

Fire Ecology, Disturbance Ecology

Jeremy Sueltenfuss

Assistant Professor

Restoration Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Ecohydrology, Quantitative Ecology

Wade Tinkham

Assistant Professor

Advancing the use of biometrics, remote sensing, and quantitative models in natural resources.

Yu Wei


Landscape level forest management, wildland fire decision support, spatial optimization and stochastic programming.